[Numpy-discussion] NumPy sprints at Scipy 2013, Austin: call for topics and hands to help
ben.root at ou.edu
Sat May 25 20:59:00 EDT 2013
On Sat, May 25, 2013 at 12:37 PM, Charles R Harris <
charlesr.harris at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, May 25, 2013 at 9:51 AM, David Cournapeau <cournape at gmail.com>wrote:
>> 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
>> > crept in somewhere.
>> Will you be there at the conference ?
> Yes. I'm not very good at sprinting though. I prefer to amble with a big
> screen, nice keyboard, and a cup of coffee ;)
Oh, I am sure we could get you set up with a projector screen and a nice
bluetooth keyboard... Now, I think you just hit on something with the
coffee. I don't recall previous sprints having coffee available.
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