[pypy-dev] Re: EU funding is official!
gotcha at bubblenet.be
Mon Dec 6 11:51:14 CET 2004
holger krekel wrote:
> Hi pypythonistas,
> lucky day!
> The EU signed the contract and the PyPy/EU projects starts,
> umm, started on 1st of December 2004!
This is great news. Congratulations.
> This means we have now two years of funding for PyPy
> to deliver research and implementation results.
> The funding will go to a number of people (through their
> respective organizations) who already are involved in the
> project for a long time. But this doesn't mean that there is
> not room for new fellow hackers especially with research
> After our prototypical work we already completed
> we can be pretty confident that we can reach the
> ambitious goals that we promised to the EU. Nevertheless,
> it will be quite an adventure .. as if it hadn't been one
> already :-)
> My special thanks go to Laura who pushed us initially towards
> going for the funding and also supports the project in
> magnificient ways!
Thanks having shown us that those hills can be climbed !
> But i think i wasn't wrong either
> in July 2003, when i was skeptical with respect to all the
> formal work and communication implications :-)
> I think that the support from the many pythonistas which e.g.
> materialized in our EU proposal and in the sprints certainly
> contributed a lot to winning the contract!
I am happy that our support helped you.
> Many thanks to
> Guido and Tim, especially! You are welcome any time to
> join the sprint marathons towards a new Python implementation :-)
> thanks & cheers,
Jacob Hallén wrote:
> On top of this, we can pay travel costs for individuals who live
inside the EU
> to go to sprints. There is a bit of an administrative hassle with
> part, as the individual will have to formally join the project.
Who should we speak to in order to be ready to join one of those sprints
if our schedules fit ?
Who should I speak to if we want to organize again a sprint in Belgium
(LLN or elsewhere) ? Can you fund part of the hours spent to organize it ?
> Jacob Hallén
Godefroid Chapelle (aka __gotcha) http://bubblenet.be
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