[Numpy-discussion] Question about memmap

David Goldsmith d_l_goldsmith at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 10 03:42:44 EDT 2009

--- On Wed, 6/10/09, Scott Sinclair <scott.sinclair.za at gmail.com> wrote:

> The front page of the Doc-Wiki says:
> "You do not need to be a SciPy developer to contribute, as
> any
> documentation changes committed directly to the Subversion
> repository
> by developers are automatically propogated here on a daily
> basis. This
> means that you can be sure the documentation reflected here
> is in sync
> with the most recent Scipy development efforts."

Which is why I though the sync was one way.  Unfortunately, I didn't now read on (but, as is often the case, what follows makes much more sense now that I know what it means ;-) ).


> All of the documentation in the Wiki is actually stored as
> plain text
> in rst format (this is what you see when you click on the
> edit link).
> The files are stored in a separate subversion repository to
> the
> official NumPy and SciPy repositories. The Doc-Wiki simply
> renders the
> rst formatted text and provides nice functionality for
> editing and
> navigating the documentation.
> For documentation to get from the Wiki's repo to the main
> NumPy and
> SciPy repo's someone (with commit privileges) must make a
> patch and
> apply it. Visit http://docs.scipy.org/numpy/patch/ and generate a
> patch to see what I mean.
> Any changes a developer checks into the main repo's will
> automatically
> be propogated to the Doc-Wiki repo once a day, to avoid
> things getting
> to confused.
> The upshot is, if you're a developer you can commit doc
> changes
> directly to the main repos. If you are not you can edit the
> rst docs
> in the Doc-Wiki and this will be committed to the main
> repos at some
> convenient time (usually just before a release).
> Cheers,
> Scott
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