[Numpy-discussion] RFC: is it worth giving a lightning talk at PyCon 2014 on numpy vbench-marking?

Nathaniel Smith njs at pobox.com
Tue Oct 15 13:25:17 EDT 2013


On Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 6:20 PM, Yaroslav Halchenko
<lists at onerussian.com> wrote:
>
> On Tue, 15 Oct 2013, Nathaniel Smith wrote:
>> On another note, what do you think of moving the vbench benchmarks
>> into the main numpy tree? We already require everyone who submits a
>> bug fix to add a test; there are a bunch of speed enhancements coming
>> in these days and it would be nice if we had some way to ask people to
>> submit a benchmark along with each one so that we know that the
>> enhancement stays enhanced...
>
> I would be thrilled to do so, but
>
> #1 I would need time I currently do not have to harmonize my setup for
>    such inclusion
>
> #2 I am still not sure if my tune ups on top of vbench should get merged
>    as is https://github.com/pydata/vbench/pull/33
>
> #3 vbench itself might go through a considerable RF if someone finds some
>    spare time: https://github.com/pydata/vbench/issues/34
>
> If merge for the PR #2 would happen, and test_perf.py from pandas would
> get integrated within vbench -- then it might be logical to think about
> #1 regardless of the ultimate resolution to #3 ;)  Whenever I have
> some time for it I would try to push in that direction, and I do not
> think it is unfeasible to see all of that done actually by PyCon 2014
> (so the talk will have a different url ;) ), I just can't promise ATM.

Okay, well, keep it in mind :-)

-n



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