[pypy-dev] PyPy and GHOP

Maciek Fijalkowski fijal at genesilico.pl
Fri Nov 30 23:58:57 CET 2007

VanL wrote:
> For those who are not aware, Google just launched the Google Highly Open
> Participation (GHOP) project. GHOP introduces high-school-age kids to
> Open Source by giving them small but meaningful tasks to do.
> I have noticed at least one PyPy-related task proposal for GHOP, but I
> think that there is more opportunity here.
> Specifically, some of the "production-ready" threads noted that it is
> difficult to get a PyPy environment set up. Could that be a task?
> How about an example of translating a function or module to rpython? How
> about actual translations of simple parts of the standard library -
> maybe a function at a time?
> PyPy is well suited to providing GHOP tasks, because there are lots of
> interesting bits of code that could be translated into rpython. That is
> a little bit more substantial than simple documentation tasks, but still
> easy enough to do (if the translation is of single functions or a small
> group of related functions).
> What do you all think?
That's me who submitted it, sorry for not notifying pypy-dev earlier. I 
think so as well :-)



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