[SciPy-dev] The future of SciPy and its development infrastructure

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Mon Feb 23 21:59:20 CST 2009

On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 6:40 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:

> Here is my take at the current time:
> The experimentalist in me cries out that we should make just one major
> infrastructure change at a time. For a variety of reasons, from IT
> support issues to just plain hating {{{}}}, I think replacing the bug
> tracker should be the change to make right now.

I think this is a sensible approach. Getting the up-time and bug tracking
issues straightened will be a big help.

> That said, we can try a blessed DVCS-SVN bridge and see how it works
> out. It doesn't solve all problems, but it should enable a better
> workflow for casual contributors, the raison d'être for this
> discussion. It also doesn't commit us to anything while we are
> separately seeing how the tracker changes work out.

Git on windows has improved a lot in the last year. Another year or two
might make it a good solution for everyone.

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