<div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><p dir="ltr" id="gmail-docs-internal-guid-ae951ea9-7fff-dcad-ba0a-675adb763ee9" style="color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-family:Arial;font-size:11pt;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Yes, it’s a survey. But it’s very important.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;background-color:transparent;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Having limited human and financial resources is a common challenge for open source projects. NumPy is not an exception. Please join this structured dialogue with the NumPy leadership team to better guide and prioritize decision-making about the development of NumPy as software and a community.</span></p><br style="color:rgb(0,0,0)"><p dir="ltr" style="color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;background-color:transparent;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">What started as a humble project by a dedicated core of user-developers has since transformed into a foundational component of the widely-adopted scientific Python ecosystem used by millions worldwide. To engage non-English speaking stakeholders, the inaugural NumPy community survey is offered in 7 additional languages: Bangla, Hindi, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.</span></p><br style="color:rgb(0,0,0)"><p dir="ltr" style="color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;background-color:transparent;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">The survey will take about 15 minutes of your time and close on July 17th. <a href="https://umdsurvey.umd.edu/jfe/form/SV_8bJrXjbhXf7saAl">Click here</a> to get started.</span></p><br style="color:rgb(0,0,0)"><p dir="ltr" style="color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;background-color:transparent;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Inessa Pawson</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;background-color:transparent;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">NumPy Survey Team</span></p><div><br></div><div dir="ltr" class="gmail_signature"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><br></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div>