[Phylobase-devl] Aug. virtual hackathon
pdc at berkeley.edu
Tue Aug 11 01:53:18 CEST 2009
If I gather correctly, most folks are available after the 13th and
before the 24th, except for Thibaut who is currently far away from a
What days in that period work best? Last time did we schedule it over
a weekend, or did it just feel like that because I was traveling? I
prefer it not be a weekend, but can do it if need be. Proposals for a
specific starting day and duration welcome.
Before, we actually start coding, it's probably worthwhile having at
least some discussion about the changes that Francois has made, and
any other major changes people would like. It would also be good to
get the RUnit stuff checked in (if I can help at all with that let me
know Jim) so that we can make a good dent in writing unit tests (which
will make any future changes much easier to carry out).
On Aug 3, 2009, at 4:48 PM, Marguerite Butler wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> This does sound great. Some of the students I've worked with would
> really appreciate a more stable package that was also easier to
> But I won't be able to participate this time. Need to work on my
> tenure packet (ugg) and upcoming classes.
> On Aug 3, 2009, at 11:11 AM, Jim Regetz wrote:
>> This sounds great - I'm definitely interested. I don't expect to have
>> any major schedule conflicts in the next month, so this is a good
>> I wasn't able to commit the RUnit tests before embarking on a busy
>> of traveling, so that's still on my plate. I also have some notes
>> on a
>> few unresolved issues I've encountered while working with phylo4d
>> objects, but I'll have to dust them off and remind myself of the
>> before saying anything useful about that.
>> Peter Cowan wrote:
>>> phylobase devs,
>>> Last December, we had a very successful virtual hackathon. However,
>>> development has stalled since then. Would folks be interested/
>>> to participate in a hackathon in the next month, focused on
>>> the package for a release to CRAN? The school year is looming so I
>>> suspect for many the sooner the better, though ESA is this week,
>>> will keep at least Steve occupied.
>>> * If you are able, what are the best days for you?
>>> * What needs to be done before we can submit the package to CRAN?
>>> long do you expect they will take?
>>> Personally I'm free anytime. I need to finish up some changes I've
>>> started with the plotting functions, I suspect it will take me a day
>>> or two wrap them up.
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