[Numpy-discussion] Possible roadmap addendum: building better text file readers

Jay Bourque jayvius@gmail....
Sun Feb 26 23:24:25 CST 2012

Erin Sheldon <erin.sheldon <at> gmail.com> writes:

> Excerpts from Wes McKinney's message of Sat Feb 25 15:49:37 -0500 2012:
> > That may work-- I haven't taken a look at the code but it is probably
> > a good starting point. We could create a new repo on the pydata GitHub
> > org (http://github.com/pydata) and use that as our point of
> > collaboration. I will hopefully be able to put some serious energy
> > into this this spring.
> First I want to make sure that we are not duplicating effort of the
> person Travis mentioned.
> Logistically, I think it is probably easier to just fork numpy into my
> github account and then work it directly into the code base, and ask for
> a pull request when things are ready.
> I expect I could have something with all the required features ready in
> a week or so.  It is mainly just porting the code from C++ to C, and
> writing the interfaces by hand instead of with swig; I've got plenty of
> experience with that, so it should be straightforward.
> -e

Hi Erin,

I'm the one Travis mentioned earlier about working on this. I was planning on 
diving into it this week, but it sounds like you may have some code already that 
fits the requirements? If so, I would be available to help you with 
porting/testing your code with numpy, or I can take what you have and build on 
it in my numpy fork on github.

-Jay Bourque
Continuum IO

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