[Numpy-discussion] Question regarding submitting patches

Skipper Seabold jsseabold at gmail.com
Wed Jan 5 10:30:08 EST 2011

On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 1:49 PM, Justin Peel <jpscipy at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've been submitting some patches recently just by putting them on
> Trac. However, I noticed in the Numpy Developer Guide that it says:
>   The recommended way to proceed is either to attach these files to
> an enhancement ticket in the Numpy Trac and send a mail about the
> enhancement to the NumPy mailing list.
> This line is rather confusing. Either the 'either' should be removed
> or 'and'->'or'. In other words, is it sufficient to submit the patch
> in Trac or should I also be emailing the Numpy mailing list about each
> patch I submit?

I am not positive, but I think that having them on Trac ensures that
they're not lost and is sufficient.  An e-mail serves to draw some
attention (or not) for a review or speedier inclusion.

Should this recommendation in the docs be changed or amended with the
switch to git?


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