[SciPy-User] Contributing to SciPy was Re: Least-squares fittings with bounds: why is scipy not up to the task?
Sun Mar 11 06:31:33 CDT 2012
On Sat, Mar 10, 2012 at 8:48 PM, Ralf Gommers
> On Sat, Mar 10, 2012 at 7:32 PM, Pauli Virtanen <email@example.com> wrote:
>> 10.03.2012 19:16, firstname.lastname@example.org kirjoitti:
>> > I think it would be useful to have a central location for publishing
>> > code and get earlier feedback from users. (Currently I bookmark, for
>> > example, gists or modules in a random package, that look interesting
>> > and I might not find again when I need them in future.)
>> > I'm still envious of the matlab fileexchange with a very useful
>> > commenting system where I look more often than at scipy-central, and I
>> > like the commenting system on stackoverflow that gives a much faster
>> > way of evaluating several ways of doing things.
>> > I also think Mathworks and Statacorp are very smart in supporting user
>> > code, since (I assume) that they look at the download statistic to see
>> > what is in high demand and might incorporate code if it's license
>> > compatible.
>> I think this is pretty much the position scipy-central tries to fill. As
>> far as I understand, what you say that is missing is
>> - more advertisement
> As a start, I added a link on the main scipy.org site. Adding it to
> http://new.scipy.org/ would also be good - SciPy Central needs a logo
FWIW, I didn't know (or must have forgotten) about scipy central - and
a google search also did NOT really help !!! Only the 5th hit was
"User profile: SciPy Central ---
scipy-central.org/user/profile/scipy-central/" after "cookbook" on
first place, followed by some mailing list post from Sept-2011 ...
and so on ...
How does SciPy central compare to the cookbook ? It sound's like I
was kind-of meant to supersede it ... ?
- Sebastian Haase
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