[IronPython] Moving forward on 2.7.1
zgramana at pottsconsultinggroup.com
Fri Jun 10 20:02:37 CEST 2011
Apparently skype now supports it:
I have also had good (cross-platform) luck with the currently-free
mikogo service: http://www.mikogo.com/
On 6/10/2011 1:56 PM, Jeff Hardy wrote:
> Skype would work, and if anyone knows of a way to do screen sharing as
> well, please chime in.
> Shoot me a mail off list and we'll sort it out.
> - Jeff
> On Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 10:48 AM, Zachary Gramana
> <zgramana at pottsconsultinggroup.com> wrote:
>> That's great to hear.
>> On the getting involved note, one thing I would love is a code review over
>> ichat/skype/mikogo/cell/etc. I have a patch I intend to submit shortly, and
>> would love someone who knows what they are doing to review it with me
>> synchronously, if nothing else so I can validate some of my assumptions.
>> On 6/10/2011 12:21 PM, Jeff Hardy wrote:
>>> On Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 8:02 AM, Zachary Gramana
>>> <zgramana at pottsconsultinggroup.com> wrote:
>>>> There are some big Python applications (e.g. Mercurial) that are going to
>>>> remain on 2.7 for some time. There are important modules that are still
>>>> missing (bz2), or are incomplete (_winreg), that create compatibility
>>>> barriers. It would also be nice to have sockets moved to the
>>>> socket.py/_socket.cs model (similar to how ssl has been implemented) to
>>>> support apps that monkey patch that module.
>>> 100% agreed. I don't want to see 2.7 whither, for exactly the reasons
>>> you mention, and there is still a lot of low hanging fruit that could
>>> make it much better. The thing is, my own interests are drifting to
>>> Python 3, because I think it will allow IronPython to be as close to
>>> perfectly compatible as possible. Plus, it will give me a chance to
>>> really get into the guts of IronPython, which I'm going to document
>>> more fully as I go.
>>>> I know the community is limited in resources, but I would hope that 2.7
>>>> be abandoned too quickly. I would happily volunteer to own the
>>>> of 2.7, but I am far too early in the learning curve to be of any
>>>> use. That said, I'm happy to help on items where I am familiar with that
>>>> part of the codebase, or where an experienced contributor can give me
>>>> mentoring. For example, I'm interested in helping to implement the bz2
>>>> module using ic#code's #zip lib
>>>> (http://www.icsharpcode.net/OpenSource/SharpZipLib/), but would
>>>> need some mentoring along the way.
>>> I will do (almost) whatever I need to to get more people involved in
>>> this project. Unimplemented or incomplete modules are a great place to
>>> start (that's how I started). Any assistance (no matter how small) is
>>> - Jeff
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