[Numpy-discussion] ATLAS - support letter

Matthew Brett matthew.brett at gmail.com
Thu Apr 21 01:49:10 EDT 2011


On Wed, Apr 20, 2011 at 10:45 PM, Gael Varoquaux
<gael.varoquaux at normalesup.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 07:25:18AM +0530, pratik wrote:
>> If the place where he is seeking tenure does not know his name (i.e
>> hasn't heard of ATLAS) then it is not a good place to seek tenure in :) .
> Scholars undervalue code and don't realise the difficulty and the amount
> of work it takes to produce. More than once I have had colleagues tell me
> that they valued a paper more than a software. It is important to show
> that such software gives a large benefit to the scientific community.
> Matthew, I didn't feel that I could do much to answer your call, but if
> you feel different, please let me know.

Well - thanks for the offer - Clint was asking for individual letters
too, you could email and ask him?

Are you on the math-atlas list?  If not I'll forward you his request...

See you,


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