[pypy-dev] Leysin Winter Sprint

Romain Guillebert romain.py at gmail.com
Fri Dec 30 16:36:24 CET 2011


Hi Armin

I'm trying to see how I can get there, I looked at the trains and it seems
that going to Aigle first is the only way to go to Leysin, is that right ?

Thanks
Romain

On Tue, Dec 27, 2011 at 6:05 PM, Armin Rigo <arigo at tunes.org> wrote:

> =====================================================================
>         PyPy Leysin Winter Sprint (15-22nd January 2012)
> =====================================================================
>
> The next PyPy sprint will be in Leysin, Switzerland, for the
> eighth time.  This is a fully public sprint: newcomers and topics
> other than those proposed below are welcome.
>
> ------------------------------
> Goals and topics of the sprint
> ------------------------------
>
> * Py3k: work towards supporting Python 3 in PyPy
>
> * NumPyPy: work towards supporting the numpy module in PyPy
>
> * JIT backends: integrate tests for ARM; look at the PowerPC 64;
>  maybe try again to write an LLVM- or GCC-based one
>
> * STM and STM-related topics; or the Concurrent Mark-n-Sweep GC
>
> * And as usual, the main side goal is to have fun in winter sports :-)
>  We can take a day off for ski.
>
> -----------
> Exact times
> -----------
>
> The work days should be 15-21 January 2011 (Sunday-Saturday).  The
> official plans are for people to arrive on the 14th or the 15th, and to
> leave on the 22nd.
>
> -----------------------
> Location & Accomodation
> -----------------------
>
> Leysin, Switzerland, "same place as before".  Let me refresh your
> memory: both the sprint venue and the lodging will be in a very spacious
> pair of chalets built specifically for bed & breakfast:
> http://www.ermina.ch/.  The place has a good ADSL Internet connexion
> with wireless installed.  You can of course arrange your own
> lodging anywhere (as long as you are in Leysin, you cannot be more than a
> 15 minutes walk away from the sprint venue), but I definitely recommend
> lodging there too -- you won't find a better view anywhere else (though you
> probably won't get much worse ones easily, either :-)
>
> Please *confirm* that you are coming so that we can adjust the reservations
> as appropriate.  The rate so far has been around 60 CHF a night all
> included
> in 2-person rooms, with breakfast.  There are larger rooms too (less
> expensive) and maybe the possibility to get a single room if you really
> want
> to.
>
> Please register by Mercurial::
>
>  https://bitbucket.org/pypy/extradoc/
>
> https://bitbucket.org/pypy/extradoc/raw/extradoc/sprintinfo/leysin-winter-2012
>
> or on the pypy-dev mailing list if you do not yet have check-in rights:
>
>  http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/pypy-dev
>
> You need a Swiss-to-(insert country here) power adapter.  There will be
> some Swiss-to-EU adapters around -- bring a EU-format power strip if you
> have one.
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