[pypy-dev] Anybody been following the Open Mono project?
fijal at genesilico.pl
Mon Oct 8 17:23:37 CEST 2007
Laura Creighton wrote:
> It is here:
> On their wishlist:
> They say that they are looking for a scripting language. Python
> is liked, but they fear it is too big.
> see: http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Wish_List#Built-in_Scripting_Language
> It seems to me that they would like PyPy if we built a
> small version for them. It also seems as if a really old friend of
> mine (Ian Darwin) is involved enough in the project to be presenting
> it to linux Ontario this October. I wonder if some of the ideas we had
> 20 years ago about lightweight processes and tinier-than-v7 os's
> have made it into open moko?
> I wonder if it would be worth it to get a few of the experimental phones?
Of course it makes sense :) They might be interested in our translation
toolchain as something providing relatively high-level abstraction (gc,
python-alike) which we can tailor to whatever. It's also quite designed
for implementing interpreters, disregarding whether it's python or not.
On the other hand, having full python might be quite heavy.
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