[pypy-svn] r38951 - pypy/dist/pypy/doc
arigo at codespeak.net
arigo at codespeak.net
Thu Feb 15 20:16:27 CET 2007
Date: Thu Feb 15 20:16:25 2007
New Revision: 38951
Typos and minor clarifications (IMHO).
--- pypy/dist/pypy/doc/release-0.99.0.txt (original)
+++ pypy/dist/pypy/doc/release-0.99.0.txt Thu Feb 15 20:16:25 2007
@@ -30,22 +30,22 @@
The Python Standard interpreter provides compliant CPython
semantics with a high flexibility for extending and
-amending it. We belive that the main issue keeping it from
+amending it. We believe that the main issue keeping it from
being usable as a productive alternative is the
lack of extension module support. This will likely be
an ongoing topic for 2007, as it is less of a research
topic and has thus been of less priority to the core
-people involved with the EU project.
+people involved with the European Union project.
The Compiler Framework allows for alternative frontends and
for alternative backends, currently C, LLVM, and .NET. For
-our main target "C", the Compiler can mixin different Garbage
-Collectors and threading models, including micro-threads aka
+our main target "C", the Compiler can "mix in" different Garbage
+Collectors and threading models, including micro-threads, aka
"Stackless". The inherent complexity that arises from this
-ambitious approach is mostly kept away from the standard
-interpreter implementation, the main frontend.
+ambitious approach is mostly kept away from our Python
+interpreter implementation (our main frontend).
-If you want to compare PyPy-the-Compiler with something
+(If you want to compare PyPy-the-Compiler with something
else, please pick a compiler that shares these goals and
don't forget to tell us about what you find out :)
@@ -53,10 +53,10 @@
companies and universities, working together in a distributed
and sprint-driven way since 2003.
-Formally, many of us are involved in being a contract
-partner of an EU contract with the goal to explore and
-research new approaches to Language/Compiler development and
-software engeneering. This contract's duration is about to
+Formally, many of us are involved as partners in an EU
+contract with the goal of exploring and researching new
+approaches to Language/Compiler development and
+software engineering. This contract's duration is about to
end March 2007 and we are working and preparing the according
"final review" which is scheduled for May 2007.
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