[Cython] [cython-users] GSoC 2012

Robert Bradshaw robertwb at gmail.com
Wed Mar 21 22:39:14 CET 2012

On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 2:11 PM, Dag Sverre Seljebotn
<d.s.seljebotn at astro.uio.no> wrote:
> On 03/21/2012 01:56 PM, Robert Bradshaw wrote:
>> On Sat, Mar 10, 2012 at 10:44 PM, mark florisson
>> <markflorisson88 at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> On 8 March 2012 14:27, Stefan Behnel<stefan_ml at behnel.de>  wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> I noticed that people start rushing for the next season on Python's GSoC
>>>> mailing lists. Do we have any interested developers here, or general
>>>> ideas
>>>> about suitable topics? I would expect that we'll do as in the last years
>>>> and participate under Python's umbrella.
>> Also, we'd like to see patches from anyone interesting in being a GSoC
>> student, as this will be a requirement as in past years.
>>> I will likely be submitting a proposal for the OpenCL support CEP.
>> OpenCL would be an interesting experiment, but I think still has
>> limited utility. Dag and I were talking the other day about the
>> challenge of generating the best possible code for evaluating array
>> expressions (think inlined memoryview arithmetic) taking into account
>> memory layout, blocking, etc. which Fortran does really well which
>> could be an interesting direction.
> Yes, a lot of water has run in the river since March 8 here. Anyone
> interested in reading up on current ideas on what Mark is thinking for his
> GSoC proposal should read up on the numpy-discussion thread "Looking for
> people interested in helping with Python compiler to LLVM".

Thanks for the pointer. Clearly I'm not subscribed to all the relevant
lists (and, admittedly, just finally starting to catch up on the ones
I am subscribed to).

- Robert

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