[pypy-svn] r3798 - pypy/trunk/doc/funding
lac at codespeak.net
lac at codespeak.net
Tue Apr 6 07:47:07 CEST 2004
Date: Tue Apr 6 07:47:06 2004
New Revision: 3798
slightly change wording because the PBF is not a developer,just a consumer of
reports now. fiddle because I'm me.
--- pypy/trunk/doc/funding/B2.relevance_to_IST.txt (original)
+++ pypy/trunk/doc/funding/B2.relevance_to_IST.txt Tue Apr 6 07:47:06 2004
@@ -23,7 +23,7 @@
Python as a Language "For Everybody"
-The European industry as well as many developers are not interested in
+The European industry, as well as many developers, are not interested in
yet another new language. Instead our project will produce an
extremely flexible and performing development platform around the
Python programming language. Much anecdotal, and some empirical,
@@ -68,7 +68,7 @@
Python is the most widely used European-designed computer language.
Its development started in 1990, at CWI, Centrum voor Wiskunde en
Informatica, the National Research Institute for Mathematics and
-Computer Science in the Netherlands, it will strengthen our leadership
+Computer Science in the Netherlands. This project will strengthen European leadership
in the area of innovative language design, and increase world-wide
awareness of this fact. We can even do our bit to reverse the
brain-drain, as talented European language designers will no longer
@@ -85,7 +85,7 @@
and industry and thus contributing to the greater well-being of all
-Working with the strong opensource community to overcome the
+Working with the strong Open Source community to overcome the
European weakness with development platforms obviously builds on the
strategies as outlined in the SWOT-analysis by the IST workgroup.
@@ -150,15 +150,16 @@
The consortium includes the Python Business Forum, an international trade
-association of SMEs who develop using the Python programming language.
+association of SMEs who develop using the Python programming language, and
+other SME partners.
Since SMEs are the main engines for innovation, growth, and competitiveness
-in the IT sector, by supporting these SMEs, and improving the language they
-use to develop one can directly have a positive effect on competitiveness.
-Moreover, synergies can be developed between the SMEs and academia, and SME
-and large industrial players. Disseminating knowledge to these SMEs is a
-primary goal of this proposal, and a major focus of our efforts. They are
-poised to fully exploit the new language implementation because they will be
-among its developers, and beneficiaries of a focused effort in
+in the IT sector, supporting these SMEs, and improving the language they
+use to develop can have a direct positive effect on European competitiveness.
+Moreover, synergies can be developed between the SMEs and academia, and SMEs
+and large industrial players. Disseminating knowledge to SMEs is a
+primary goal of this proposal, and a major focus of our efforts. They will be
+poised to fully exploit the new language implementation because they are
+among its developers, and the beneficiaries of a focused effort in
Contribution to EC Policies
@@ -170,8 +171,8 @@
Since the SMEs are in a hurry to commercialise products which use this
research, the academics will see that their research is not wasted --
locked into tiny languages which have little effect outside of the
-academic community. A specialising Just in Time Compiler for Python,
+academic community. A specialising Just-in-Time Compiler for Python,
designed for the use of networked and embedded systems will have
immediate effect in reinforcing European dominance in this demanding
competitive field, and thus contribute to the employment of people
-in desirable jobs in a rapidly growing field.
+in desirable jobs in a rapidly growing commercial sector.
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