[Distutils] GSoC 2017 - Plan of Action for dependency resolver
jcappos at nyu.edu
Thu Mar 2 11:31:55 EST 2017
I'd be happy to help to provide mentorship for the backtracking dependency
resolver aspect. I don't know pip's code well though.
On Thu, Mar 2, 2017 at 11:12 AM, Donald Stufft <donald at stufft.io> wrote:
> Ok, so It appears besides me we need another one or two mentors to act as
> backup mentors. I guess in the event I’m not available or so. Probably
> ideally the backup mentor would either be familiar with pip’s codebase or
> else familiar with the ideas behind a backtracking resolver. I do have
> someone who can do it if needed, but I figured I’d poke distutils-sig first
> to see if anyone else wanted to do it as well.
> They suggest that at least one mentor be exclusive to the student but that
> the other mentors can work with multiple students. For pip we only have the
> one (yay Pradyun) and I’m not mentoring anyone else so we should be good on
> the exclusive front (of course, if someone is interested to help with this,
> they can also be exclusive).
> On Mar 1, 2017, at 4:31 PM, Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm the GSoC admin for SciPy, so need to keep track of the various
> deadlines/todos. I'd be happy to ping you each time one approaches if that
> That would be awesome. I’m poking at the sites now to figure out
> everything I need to do to make sure all the administration bits are done
> properly, but having a double check that I don’t miss something would be
> There's a PSF GSoC mentors list that's not noisy and useful to join.
> You'll be added to the Google GSoC-mentors list automatically if you start
> mentoring in the program, but you may want to mute it or not use your
> primary email address for it (it's high-traffic, very low signal to noise
> and you can't unsubscribe).
> Ok cool.
> Donald Stufft
> Distutils-SIG maillist - Distutils-SIG at python.org
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