[pypy-dev] Question on the future of RPython
sarvi at yahoo.com
Mon Sep 6 20:27:08 CEST 2010
Could you point me to some of these previous attempts at improving
I would like to understand what was attempted.
Hart's Antler, who seems to be working on RPython quite extensively contacted me
privately about dong some work in the RPython area.
I am considering sponsoring him in to do some work on PyPy,only if it is done
with the PyPy teams blessings and will help help PyPy as a whole.
Is there a wish list of RPython enhancements somewhere that the PyPy team might
Stuff that would benefit RPython users in general.
----- Original Message ----
> From: Armin Rigo <arigo at tunes.org>
> To: Saravanan Shanmugham <sarvi at yahoo.com>
> Cc: Paolo Giarrusso <p.giarrusso at gmail.com>; pypy-dev at codespeak.net; Stefan
>Behnel <stefan_ml at behnel.de>
> Sent: Sat, September 4, 2010 2:03:24 AM
> Subject: Re: [pypy-dev] Question on the future of RPython
> Can we please close this thread? The basic answer you will get from
> anybody that actually worked at least a bit with PyPy is that all your
> discussions are moving air around and nothing else.
> There is no one working with PyPy that is interested in using RPython
> for the purpose of compiling some RPython programs to C code
> statically (except interpreters). If anyone is really interested in
> this topic he can (again) give it a try. He would get some help from
> us, i.e. the rest of the PyPy team, but it would be a fork for now. I
> say "again" because there are some previous attempts at doing that,
> which all failed. As long as no such project exists and is successful
> -- and I have some doubts about it -- I will not believe in the nice
> (and, to me, completely bogus) claims made on this thread, like "let's
> bring RPython and Shedskin together".
> A bientot,
More information about the Pypy-dev