[Numpy-discussion] NumPy sprints at Scipy 2013, Austin: call for topics and hands to help

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris at gmail.com
Sat May 25 11:19:33 EDT 2013


On Sat, May 25, 2013 at 8:23 AM, David Cournapeau <cournape at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi there,
>
> I agreed to help organising NumPy sprints during the scipy 2013
> conference in Austin.
>
> As some of you may know, Stéfan and me will present a tutorial on
> NumPy C code, so if we do our job correctly, we should have a few new
> people ready to help out during the sprints.
>
> It would be good to:
>   - have some focus topics for improvements
>   - know who is going to be there at the sprint to work on things
> and/or help newcomers
>
> Things I'd like to work on myself is looking into splitting things
> from multiarray, think about a better internal API for dtype
> registration/hooks (with the goal to remove any date dtype hardcoding
> in both multiarray and ufunc machinery), but I am sure others have
> more interesting ideas :)
>
>
I'd like to get a 1.8 beta out or at least get to the point where we can
make that leap. There is a lot of new stuff that needs to be tested, PR's
to go through, and I have a suspicion that a memory allocation error might
have crept in somewhere.

Chuck
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