[SciPy-dev] SciPy sprint in Stellenbosch today

Jarrod Millman millman@berkeley....
Sat Nov 1 20:36:24 CDT 2008

On Sat, Nov 1, 2008 at 4:19 PM, G-J van Rooyen <gvrooyen@gmail.com> wrote:
> We had a SciPy sprint at the Stellenbosch University Media Lab today
> (a new lab that is only a year old, focusing on next-generation web
> tech). A number of new devs joined, including myself. Some had no
> experience in open source dev, source control or unit testing at all,
> and for them this was a great learning experience. If there's fizzy
> sugary caffeiny drinks and pizza, the postgrads will come :)

That's very cool.  Thanks to everyone who is helping out!

> Here's an animoto video and slideshow of the South African developers
> strutting their stuff:
> http://catpt.blogspot.com/2008/11/scipy-sprint-07-za.html
> One of my colleages (cover pic to the video) was very impressed with
> closing his first ticket!
> Thanks for all the support, and we look forward to being involved in future!

I added a news item about the sprint on scipy.org:

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