[python-uk] saturday london python dojos?
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Thu Feb 2 13:44:33 CET 2012
people can apply to PSF for sprint funding. http://pythonsprints.com/
On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 1:24 PM, Paul Nasrat <pnasrat at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'd be interested in a PSF style sprint in London - my main
> contributions atm are to pip, virtualenv but I don't always have the
> time I'd like for them.
> I've also a few projects I want to do but haven't had time -
> particularly around testing.
> On 31 January 2012 13:32, Richard Nienaber <rjnienaber at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Actually, rather than run a dojo (which is quite a focussed affair)
> >> why not run a hackathon? Self selecting teams can coalesce around a
> >> problem area rather than specific problem and have 6 hours to produce
> >> something before a show-and-tell. For example, running a hackathon
> >> around the subject of "Living in London" (I'm making this up as I go
> >> along, can't you tell..?) might produce tools for grabbing data, quick
> >> and lightweight websites, data-analysis tools, cloud based APIs to
> >> aggregate information or single use applications such as something
> >> that sends you a text message if it's going to rain in London in the
> >> next 24 hours... and so on.
> > I'd love to participate in a hackathon. Another idea is putting together
> > PSF sanctioned python sprint. These are sprints that would be for the
> > benefit of the wider python community e.g.
> > Python Core work, e.g, bug triage, documentation
> > Porting libraries/applications to Python 3
> > PyPI and packaging related improvements
> > Contribution to Python VMs, e.g., PyPy, IronPython
> > Contribution to other Python projects, e.g., Django, PIL, pywin32 and so
> > on...
> > The PSF are also willing to help out with costs if your application is
> > accepted.
> > Richard
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