[pypy-dev] List and string in ootypesystem

Antonio Cuni anto.cuni at gmail.com
Tue Apr 4 01:15:04 CEST 2006

Hi Niklaus,
you have just preceded me by about 2 hours... I would have sent a mail 
about rlist anyway.

I've spent last days working on this topic: I tried to refactor the code 
for making rlist type-system specific as rtuple, rclass and others 
already was.
It has been a bit difficult because it was my first hacking in the 
rpython directory: I had to read the sources carefully for understanding 
in deep how things works, and I'm not sure if I have completely 
understood the whole logic.

I've just committed my work in the
http://codespeak.net/svn/user/antocuni/pypy-antocuni directory. I'm not 
satisfied of it because it is a bit messy and I'm happy to know that now 
it's no longer needed because yours is surely better :-). By the way I 
think it has not been a waste of time because it let me to gain some 
knowledge of pypy's internals that will be useful in future.

Niklaus Haldimann wrote:

> I have two more days here at the Leysin sprint to work on lists. After
> that I again won't have much time to work on PyPy, so Antonio (or anyone
> else), you're very welcome to continue from here. I think the list code
> can serve as a good starting point for the other data structures. If
> there are any questions, I'm happy to answer them (if I can ;)).

Sure, I'll be happy to continue from here: it is much better than 
starting from scratch as I supposed to do! :-)
I think you've saved me from a lot of headaches, thanks! Remind me to 
offer you a beer the first time we meet ;-).

ciao Anto

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