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

David Cournapeau cournape at gmail.com
Sat May 25 11:51:24 EDT 2013

On Sat, May 25, 2013 at 4:19 PM, Charles R Harris
<charlesr.harris at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

Sure, I am fine doing this in a branch post 1.8.x, I am not in a hurry.

> 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.

Will you be there at the conference ?


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