[pypy-commit] pypy default: what I remember that goes into the release

fijal noreply at buildbot.pypy.org
Fri Nov 18 11:22:29 CET 2011


Author: Maciej Fijalkowski <fijall at gmail.com>
Branch: 
Changeset: r49520:7c06e045a439
Date: 2011-11-18 12:22 +0200
http://bitbucket.org/pypy/pypy/changeset/7c06e045a439/

Log:	what I remember that goes into the release

diff --git a/pypy/doc/release-1.7.0.rst b/pypy/doc/release-1.7.0.rst
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+=====================
+PyPy 1.7
+=====================
+
+Highlights
+==========
+
+* numerous performance improvements, PyPy 1.7 is xxx faster than 1.6
+
+* numerous bugfixes, compatibility fixes
+
+* windows fixes
+
+* stackless and JIT integration
+
+* numpy progress - dtypes, numpy -> numpypy renaming
+
+* brand new JSON encoder
+
+* improved memory footprint on heavy users of C APIs example - tornado
+
+* cpyext progress
+
+Things that didn't make it, expect in 1.8 soon
+==============================================
+
+* list strategies
+
+* multi-dimensional arrays for numpy
+
+* ARM backend
+
+* PPC backend
+
+Things we're working on with unclear ETA
+========================================
+
+* windows 64 (?)
+
+* Py3k
+
+* SSE for numpy
+
+* specialized objects


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