[pypy-dev] Release something?
stephan.diehl at gmx.net
Thu Feb 27 15:59:22 CET 2003
On Thursday 27 February 2003 15:35, you wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> One more e-mail to remind you that one of the goal of the sprint was to
> release something at the end of the week.
> Did you realize that the interpreter (with the trivial object space)
> already works nicely enough to run the following:
No, actually not.
This is brilliant.
> # python interactive.py
> Python 2.2.2 (#2, Nov 14 2002, 17:24:26)
> [GCC 2.96 20000731 (Mandrake Linux 8.2 2.96-0.68mdk)] in pypy
> PyPyConsole / TrivialObjSpace
> >>> import dis
> >>> dis.dis(dis.dis)
> I particularly enjoy the slooooooowness of the resulting disassembly dump
> Do you think, just for the fun, that this would be worth a "release"? It
> would show the "outside world" that we actually got something "serious"
> done. Of course "serious" needs quote, given the speed of the result, but
> at this point everybody should know that it was planned, and that we are
> dreaming about top speeds involving some rather obscure translations
> (probably invoking strange beasts from the theory of Computer Science).
Well, at least it should be make known (but then, all the important people
are reading this list anyway :-)
> A bientôt,
> pypy-dev at codespeak.net
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