[pypy-commit] extradoc extradoc: English, rephrasing, and add that if they want to sponsor pypy they should contact us about that as well.
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Fri Jul 29 21:01:34 CEST 2011
Author: Laura Creighton <lac at openend.se>
Date: 2011-07-29 20:56 +0200
Log: English, rephrasing, and add that if they want to sponsor pypy they
should contact us about that as well.
diff --git a/blog/draft/success_stories.rst b/blog/draft/success_stories.rst
@@ -6,16 +6,15 @@
All of this has been made possibile thanks to the help of the Open Source
community, but also thanks to the `Eurostars programme`_, which let some of us
-core developers to work full time on PyPy for the past two years. (XXX: is it
-correct? Feel free to expand this section to explain better what it is)
+core developers work full time on PyPy for the past two years.
Our participation to Eurostars is ending in August, and at the moment we are
exploring several different ways of funding PyPy through other sources. We
will write more about that in the next days. During this process, it is
-important to show that PyPy has stopped to be "just" a research project, but
-that it is also a robust and solid solution for industries.
+important to show that PyPy has stopped being "just" a research project, but
+that it is also a robust and solid solution for industry.
-We would like to write a "PyPy success stories" list, and thus we ask for your
+We would like to write a list of "PyPy success stories", and thus we ask for your
- if you are already using PyPy in production;
@@ -26,18 +25,26 @@
in those cases, please let us know about it. We would like to know which
company you work for, what are you using PyPy for, and why you decided to
-switch to it. Ideally, we would like the permission to publish these
-informations and share it with the public.
+switch to it. Ideally, we would like the permission to publish this
+information and share it with the public.
-If for any reason you cannot or do not want to make them public, we are still
-interested to hear about it. In that case, don't hesitate to contact us
-privately, we will not publish your data.
+If for any reason you cannot or do not want to make this public, we are still
+interested in hearing about you. In that case, don't hesitate to contact us
+privately - we will not publish your data. But we have potential sponsors
+who are intersted in supporting PyPy, and showing them a list of companies
+that are using PyPy (+ 3 anonymous ones in the financial services sector) is
+almost as good as showing them a list with all the company names filled in.
+What they are looking for is evidence that PyPy is not a research toy, but
+of actual use to industry.
-At your preference, you can write the information directly as a comment of
-this blog post, by writing an email to the `pypy-dev`_ mailing list or by
-writing a private email to me (`Antonio Cuni`_) or `Laura Creighton`_. (XXX: I
-don't like too much the way I wrote this sentence, feel free to rephrase it)
+Please take the time to respond either as a comment to this blog post
+directly, or byt sending email to the `pypy-dev`_ mailing list or by
+writing a private email to me (`Antonio Cuni`_) or `Laura Creighton`_.
We hope to hear about lots of PyPy success stories. Remind that the more of
them we collect, the easier for us to find sponsors to fund further
-development of PyPy!
+development of PyPy! And, of course, if any of you are interested in
+_becoming_ one of these sponsors, we would like to hear about that, as well.
+Thanks very much (in advance) for all your help,
+Laura and Anto (for the entire PyPy team)
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