[pytest-dev] RFC: pytest sprint indiegogo page (draft)

Florian Bruhin me at the-compiler.org
Thu Feb 4 05:46:41 EST 2016

* holger krekel <holger at merlinux.eu> [2016-02-04 10:15:16 +0000]:
> On Thu, Feb 04, 2016 at 08:56 +1100, Brianna Laugher wrote:
> > I think a dedicated page on the pytest site is a good idea (as well as a
> > banner), then when it is over we can put the supporters names there (if
> > they wish).
> > 
> > 55 days is a long time, maybe a 30 day campaign is better?
> I went for fourty.  I wanted to give medium/large companies some time because
> they usually can not allocate money very quickly.
> > I would suggest to include even more context about what pytest is, maybe
> > some numbers like pypi downloads, founded in 200x.
> Could you add that where you see fit?

It's quite hard to find more about the history of pytest - when was it
actually founded?

The first thing I found are some commits in the pytest-commit ML
archive from 2004:


It seems like most of the concepts were already there though - so is
there some earlier history (perhaps as part of PyPy) I haven't found
out about yet?


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