[IPython-dev] Development plans update

Fernando Perez fperez.net at gmail.com
Thu Jan 31 02:24:46 EST 2008

On Jan 30, 2008 11:02 AM, Ondrej Certik <ondrej at certik.cz> wrote:


> Actually, I use versioned Mercurial Queues for development, as it
> helps me keep distinct features in separate patches.

Thanks a lot for your comments on hg workflow, very useful.

> Or do you mean how do I install things? I don't install sympy when I
> develop it, as we have just pure python code, so I just download the
> hg (or tarball), go to the directory and "import sympy" and that's it.
> We have setup.py install, as this is the standard, but I don't use it
> for development.
> We are still learning how to do things more efficiently. I am playing
> with a review board for patches:
> http://reviews.sympy.org/
> So that reviewing is more fun and more people join in. Reviewing is
> just talking and no coding, so I think people should like to do it -
> certainly I do. :)

I try to use as few tools as possible so that the process doesn't get
in the way of doing things, but this type of thing might actually come
in handy if we develop a good patch review culture.  Thanks for the
link, I'll keep it in mind...



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