[pypy-dev] Question on the future of RPython

Stefan Behnel stefan_ml at behnel.de
Fri Sep 3 11:30:32 CEST 2010

Saravanan Shanmugham, 03.09.2010 11:11:
> From: Jacob Hallén
>> It is a matter of personal pride, I think. If we made the invitation to the
>> Shedskin people they would see this as "Pypy thinks they are way cooler than
>> us, so they invite us to be part of their project". This would naturally
>> generate a refusal, because even though we don't make such value statements,
>> it would be viewed that way.
>> So, we don't make such invitations, even if they make sense.
> I have heard repeatedly in this alias that PyPy's RPython is very difficult to
> use.
> I have also heard here and elsewhere that Shedskin fast and is great for what it
> does i.e. translate its version of Restricted Python to C++.
> Which then begs the question, would it make sense for PyPy to adopt Shedskin to
> compile its PyPy RPython code into C++/binary.

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