[pypy-dev] Why isn't the PyPy logo Ouroboros(Snake biting its tail)?

holger krekel holger at merlinux.eu
Mon Oct 19 15:34:20 CEST 2009

On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 13:08 +0200, Victor Stinner wrote:
> Le dimanche 18 octobre 2009 20:32:07, Khalid Shahin a écrit :
> > The current PyPy logo seems kind of plain. And Ouroboros is a symbol of
> > snake biting its tail and represents a cycle, a re-creation of itself, or a
> > self-reference. Which would fit nicely in the PyPy logo.
> I read somewhere that PyPy is no more a project dedicated to Python, but it's 
> a little bit more generic. If the project is splitted in two parts (generic 
> compiler + python interpreter), Ouroboros would be the logo of the python 
> interpreter, right?

it's even more than two parts:

- PyPy the Python Interpreter 
- XXX the rpython-to-whatever translator and jit-generator
- pyrolog, spy, gameboy and other VMs using the translator 

the VMs could live in one bunch or separate as they wish, i'd think. 


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