[Numpy-discussion] Download page still points to SVN

David Verelst david.verelst@gmail....
Fri Jan 20 05:53:32 CST 2012

I would like to assist on the website. Although I have not made any code 
contributions to Numpy/SciPy (yet), I do follow the mailing lists and 
try to keep up to date on the scientific python scene. However, I need 
to hold my breath until the end of my wind tunnel test campaign mid 

And I do like the sound of the gihub workflow as currently done by the 
ipython team.


On 20/01/12 08:49, Scott Sinclair wrote:
> On 19 January 2012 21:48, Fernando Perez<fperez.net@gmail.com>  wrote:
>> We've moved to the following setup with ipython, which works very well
>> for us so far:
>> 1. ipython.org: Main website with only static content, manged as a
>> repo in github (https://github.com/ipython/ipython-website) and
>> updated with a gh-pages build
>> (https://github.com/ipython/ipython.github.com).
> I like this idea, and to get the ball rolling I've stripped out the
> www directory of the scipy.org-new repo into it's own repository using
> git filter-branch (posted here:
> https://github.com/scottza/scipy_website) and created
> https://github.com/scottza/scottza.github.com. This puts a copy of the
> new scipy website at http://scottza.github.com as a proof of concept.
> Since there seems to be some agreement on rehosting numpy's website on
> github, I'd be happy to do as much of the legwork as I can in getting
> the numpy.scipy.org content hosted at numpy.github.com. I don't have
> permission to create new repos for the Numpy organization, so someone
> would have to create an empty
> https://github.com/numpy/numpy.github.com and give me push permission
> on that repo.
> It would be great to see scipy go the same way and make updating the
> site easier. I know that David Warde-Farley, Pauli and others put in a
> lot of work scraping content off the wiki to produce the new website,
> it would be fantastic to see the fruits of that effort.
> Issues with scipy "Trac, the doc editor, and the conference.scipy.org
> and docs.scipy.org" as mentioned by Pauli. There is also the cookbook
> on the wiki to consider (perhaps http://scipy-central.org/ could play
> a role there).
> Cheers,
> Scott
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