[SciPy-Dev] Like to participate in scipy.signals

Surya Kasturi suryak@ieee....
Thu Jan 24 09:49:10 CST 2013


On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 9:01 PM, Surya Kasturi <suryak@ieee.org> wrote:

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> On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 8:50 PM, Pauli Virtanen <pav@iki.fi> wrote:
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>> Surya Kasturi <suryak <at> ieee.org> writes:
>> [clip]
>> > I am currently looking into  what Ralf has said! Now, I am going
>> > through the documentation..
>> > So, how far I should be reading the source-code of the project
>> > before proceeding with the bugs? I seriously feel reading code
>> > is a very tough task!
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>> With the bugs, I would only read the part of the source code
>> that you need to, i.e., (i) try to first have a mathematical
>> background understanding of what the computation is supposed
>> to do, (ii) then try to locate the piece that is failing,
>> (iii) look at the source code of the failing part, and
>> then repeat from (i) on that.
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>> Scipy is quite wide topic-wise, so understanding what all the
>> code e.g. in scipy.signal does takes more effort than the typical
>> non-scientific code base. Luckily, different topics tend to be
>> separated, so you can conserve your energy by digging only into
>> a single one at a time.
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>> [clip: scipy-central]
>> > Looking into it now! This website looks very simple.
>> > May be we can try to use Twitter Bootstrap... Its UI is
>> > quite attractive and even simple to implement.
>> >
>> > What do you say?
>> >
>> > Probably I might propose new ideas if I look into
>> > the Django Stuff (the development part).
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>> Yes, certainly. With the design one might want to make it somehow
>> look like it's to some degree affiliated with scipy.org (although
>> the design for the latter looks like from the last century :)
>> Using Bootstrap as the base layout did come up some time ago in
>> discussions, and I think was regarded as a good idea.
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>> The scipy-central project has been "sleeping" for a year now, but
>> it would be nice to have again more activity with it.
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> Yeah! I just looked into the repo.. last commit was about a year ago!
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> As you said, it might be mandatory to create a design that looks like
> scipy.org otherwise, people might feel to have landed on Mars.
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> Also, I see that SciPy Central doesn't have support for OpenID.. So,
> considering my Django experience, with some help/ guidance I can do that!
> We can possibly write from scratch or user some opensource projects which
> have already done some homework.
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> http://stackoverflow.com/q/2123369/1162468 --> we can see lots of libs.
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>> Pauli Virtanen
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May be I seem to land up on few ideas to discuss on Scipy Central.. we
might need some new thread for it to discuss
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