[AstroPy] poll closing date: Re: proposal for astropy version control software and respository

Perry Greenfield perry at stsci.edu
Mon Jul 18 13:37:31 EDT 2011

We'll take results until 9 pm EST Tuesday...

On Jul 15, 2011, at 2:47 PM, Perry Greenfield wrote:

> Given discussions at scipy (consisting primarily of a good number of  
> people from STScI, CFA/Chandra, and Gemini) it seemed clear to most  
> of us there that the most straightforward choice for the astropy  
> version control software and repository was git and github. This is  
> what most of the science-based Python projects are using and they  
> generally seem quite happy with it. Since we are encouraging  
> distributed contributions, it also would seem we should favor a  
> distributed vcs over a non-distributed one (i.e., svn). So we (Erik,  
> Tom and me) are proposing that we simply put this particular choice  
> to a yes/no vote. Here is a link to the poll:
> http://astropy.wikispaces.com/VCS+and+hosting+poll
> Should there be a significant level of objection to this, we'll look  
> at seeing if there is a stronger consensus for something else.
> Perry

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