[pypy-dev] Naming scheme
holger at merlinux.eu
Thu Apr 16 22:36:34 CEST 2009
On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 15:29 -0500, Benjamin Peterson wrote:
> 2009/4/16 holger krekel <holger at merlinux.eu>:
> > Hi Maciej,
> > On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 13:27 -0600, Maciej Fijalkowski wrote:
> >> Hello.
> >> 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
We are still doing a source-release, though.
Maybe a name like "pypy-c-2.5-1.1" for the generated
and compiled Python interpreter would make sense?
That would also likely be the one that people see
once it e.g. gets packaged in debian.
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