[SciPy-user] where is models.py?
Mon Oct 20 23:34:48 CDT 2008
What is the timeline for the 0.7 release? I use the models package
extensively and would personally be interested in developing it
sooner rather than later if it could potentially be a part of the new
On Oct 20, 2008, at 11:02 PM, Jarrod Millman wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 5:54 PM, Alan G Isaac <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> models.py seems to have been moved?
> Assuming you are referring to the models package, I removed it in
> (If not, sorry for the confusion.)
> I sent an email to the list before hand explaining that
> scipy.stats.models wasn't ready for release and proposed removing it
> so that we could move forward on the 0.7 release. I haven't looked at
> the code since then, but as I recall there were several broken tests
> and some open questions about what the API should be. I spoke with
> Jonathan Taylor (he wrote the package) and he said he wasn't going to
> have time in the near future to work on it.
> This is very unfortunate since the statistical models package provides
> some really useful functionality and I would love to see it in the 0.7
> release. For the time being, it is living (and hopefully developing)
> in the nipy project: https://launchpad.net/nipy
> Once we get it working and clean up the API, we will ask for a code
> review before contributing it to scipy. Clearly, we should have done
> this in the first place, but live and learn I guess. Our hope is that
> we will be able to get it in for the scipy 0.8 release.
> We would love to have other contributors. If anyone is interested in
> helping, please let me know.
> Jarrod Millman
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