[Numpy-discussion] Question regarding submitting patches

Benjamin Root ben.root at ou.edu
Wed Jan 5 11:07:13 EST 2011

On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 9:30 AM, Skipper Seabold <jsseabold at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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?
> Skipper

At the very least, the wording is grammatically incorrect and should be

Ben Root
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