[pypy-dev] Naming scheme
benjamin at python.org
Thu Apr 16 22:29:48 CEST 2009
2009/4/16 holger krekel <holger at merlinux.eu>:
> Hi Maciej,
> On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 13:27 -0600, Maciej Fijalkowski wrote:
>> That might sound a bit like bike sheding, but I would like to talk a
>> bit about naming scheme.
>> What do you think about actually naming PyPy release 2.5 after
>> language version it supports?
>> We can invent suffixes like pypy-2.5-something in order to release
>> still 2.5, but which supports some more
>> things (like JIT?).
> i think that PyPy's advances are not too much related to
> language compat issues but rather to better GCs, stackless,
> JITting, optimisations, etc. So i don't see the language
> compat as the central theme.
But to users of Python on PyPy, the corresponding CPython version is
more important than say a new GC. Perhaps there should be two
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