[SciPy-dev] Intro / Docstrings

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Sat Sep 30 14:37:20 CDT 2006

Stefan van der Walt wrote:
> Hi Robert
> On Fri, Sep 29, 2006 at 11:19:28PM -0500, Robert Kern wrote:
>> This is a good way to start. If you want to start with actual code, we still 
>> have quite a ways to go with the "Statistics Review" that I started too long ago.
>>    http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/scipy/wiki/StatisticsReview
>> There are plenty of bite-sized things to do in cleaning up
>> scipy.stats .
> I've been tempted to help with this, but I'm not sure I understand
> what "review" means exactly.  When is a function sufficiently
> "reviewed" to close the ticket?  Must it conform to new style numpy,
> must it be functionally accurate, functionally complete, or all of the
> above?

There is a checklist on that page that details the requirements for a function 
passing review.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
   -- Umberto Eco

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