[SciPy-dev] Scikits portal suggestions (Was: The future of SciPy...)

David Cournapeau cournape@gmail....
Thu Feb 26 13:54:20 CST 2009

On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 4:45 AM, Pauli Virtanen <pav@iki.fi> wrote:
> Thu, 26 Feb 2009 14:17:07 +0200, Stéfan van der Walt wrote:
> [clip]
>> I don't know if you've visited the portal to SciKits:
>> http://scikits.appspot.com.  If we can make any changes to facilitate
>> packaging, let me know.
> I think a couple of things should be done on the portal to make it feel
> more finished:
> 1. Write a blurb for all of the scikits. (I can also do this, if you tell
>   me how...) The portal page currently looks quite empty and somewhat
>   discouraging:
>   http://scikits.appspot.com/scikits
>   Or should this happen automatically via PyPi?

Yes, it should be automatic. It corresponds to the short description
of the package. I will fix it for my own packages, at least.

There seems to be a problem with some packages which should not be
there, though (scikits.em, for example - they are parts of
scikits.learn - maybe a bug somewhere, since they don't exist in


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