[Cython] funding (Re: sage.math problems?)
wstein at gmail.com
Thu Mar 22 19:31:36 CET 2012
On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 2:21 PM, Dag Sverre Seljebotn
<d.s.seljebotn at astro.uio.no> wrote:
> On 03/22/2012 10:52 AM, Stefan Behnel wrote:
>> Dag Sverre Seljebotn, 22.03.2012 17:58:
>>> On 03/22/2012 09:03 AM, Stefan Behnel wrote:
>>>> I would prefer copying the original installation over
>>>> (including the build history), rather than rebuilding it.
>>> I hope it doesn't come to this, but if it does, I think we should really
>>> look hard at ShiningPanda instead.
>> We could set up an OSS test account to see what we'd get for our money,
>> i.e. how much of our build/test cycle we can put into one hour in their
>>> Honestly, my feeling is that if we can't rally up $240/month in funding
>>> among Cython users then we might as well give up.
>> As long as we have sage.math, I can think of better things to do with 240$
>> per month. Didn't we want to organise another workshop at some point?
> I honestly don't think there's a lack of money for things like this once we
> go around asking; the most expensive part of any workshop is the time of the
> Workshops in particular may be fundable through William's grant. The main
> problem is when people are available. Robert will not be available for some
> time, and neither will I (though I'm much less important these days), but if
> the rest would like to meet up I'm sure it is fundable one way or the other.
>>> ShiningPanda also offers features like testing on Windows.
>> That *is* a feature, but it also takes up additional (paid) time. We
>> wouldn't have to run continuous tests on it, though, just trigger tests
>> manually when we want them.
> And it's in beta so far. But it's a feature sage.math will never get.
Well, I could let you start a Windows Virtual Machine, and you could
connect via VNC...
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