[pypy-dev] pypy development tasks

Stephan Diehl stephan.diehl at gmx.net
Thu Jul 27 10:33:04 CEST 2006


> 
> Erm, don't we have this part already?  Oh, you mean on top of
> _CPython_, rather than on top of py.py on top of CPython.  I guess
> this would help testing...

yep, that's it: coroutine on top of cpython.

> 
>> - continue work on applevel stackless module and documentation.
> 
> This would be good.  Samuele pointed out some more stackless examples
> at:
> 
>     http://members.verizon.net/olsongt/stackless/why_stackless.html
> 
> It would be nice to add these to the test suite (some of the examples
> use pygame, so those need to be changed).

sounds like a good idea...

> 
>> Other than that, if I should rather do things like adding docstrings or 
>> do other usefull tasks, don't hesitate to tell me :-)
> 
> We've just had a quick IRC discussion, and we decided that it would be
> really nice if you could work on the pre-emptive scheduling mentioned
> in the description of WP07; this will require adding a hook to the
> interpreter than is called every few hundred bytecodes, but other than
> that should mostly be implementable at app level (and the design
> stolen from stackless CPython, I guess).

I'll look into that.

More on it next week.

Cheers

Stephan
> 
> Cheers,
> mwh
> 




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