[SciPy-Dev] module maintainers
Tue Mar 20 02:10:15 CDT 2012
On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 2:05 AM, David Warde-Farley <
> On 2012-03-19, at 4:34 PM, Ralf Gommers wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > In the recent "Scipy Goal" thread I proposed to find maintainers for
> each of the Scipy modules, an idea that I got positive feedback on from a
> number of people. Having maintainers (or "module owners", or some similar
> title) could improve a few things:
> > - the feeling of "ownership" of particular pieces of code (and hence
> less unmaintained code).
> > - the responsiveness to tickets and questions on the mailing list.
> > - the number of developers actively working on Scipy.
> > - enabling current developers to focus more on fewer parts of Scipy.
> > - having one or a couple of people able to declare PRs ready to be
> merged (or not).
> I'd be willing to maintain the cluster module if no one else wishes to. I
> began a Cython rewrite of the cluster.vq module which is still in the
> repository though currently unused. I plan to continue on that anyway
> (along with kmeans, of which I already have a fast Cython implementation
> written), so I wouldn't mind becoming the guardian of that chunk of the
Great, you're on the list! It would be good to have more than one
maintainer per module, so having your name there shouldn't preclude someone
else to jump in too.
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