[pypy-dev] Re: [pypy-sprint] Upcoming Iceland sprint: 21-28 May
l.oluyede at gmail.com
Fri Apr 21 19:59:48 CEST 2006
On 4/18/06, Armin Rigo <arigo at tunes.org> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> We're pleased to announce the next PyPy sprint in Iceland from 21st
> (arrival) to 28th (depature) of May 2006. This sprint is kindly hosted
> and sponsored by EWT and CCPgames and thus we should be able to arrange
> funding for travels and accomodation for interested people. There are
> also non-PyPy activities going on -- see the full `EWT announcement`_
> and people such as Tim Peters and other python-dev core developers plan
> to attend. If you'd like to help and join PyPy hacking around some
> geysers (actually we are meeting in Reykjavik, but well :), please mail
> us, preferrably on the `pypy-sprint mailing list`_. Please state your
> interest *until end this week* (friday 21st) to help the organizers
> plan for the sprint.
> The sprint goals for PyPy are, as usual, kept open to the interest of
> the participants, especially more so that there will be many non-PyPy
> people at the sprint to talk to. However, it is also likely that we
> will have to keep some focus on the goals of the upcoming June 0.9
> * The extension module compiler. The goal is to be able to use a single
> RPython source code as an extension module for both PyPy and CPython.
> The means to get there is -- most likely -- by compiling ctypes-based
> modules into either pypy-c or a CPython dll/so.
> * Write some more modules in this style with ctypes. Sockets come to
> mind :-)
> * Stackless: the big missing feature is pickling running tasklets.
> There is also some smaller work that needs to be done, like exposing
> all the existing RPython-level interfaces to app-level
> (e.g. greenlets).
> * Write more documentation.
> * Misc topics, depending on interests: back-ends (CLI, Squeak), testing
> framework, modified semantics (security/sandboxing...), etc.
Like Antonio I'd really like taking part of this sprint. Unlike him
I've never contributed to pypy project. I'm a CS student here in
I'd like to bring further the development of extension modules of PyPy
(if my friend Valentino doesn't complete the task in Japan :) ) and I
find the Antonio's work very interesting.
Unfortunately I can't afford the trip so there are any chances about
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