[pypy-dev] ideas for Google Summer of code

Maciej Fijalkowski fijall at gmail.com
Thu Mar 17 22:32:56 CET 2011

On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 12:00 PM, Danilo Freitas <dsurviver at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, all.
> I'm interested in applying for GSoC this year.
> I'm talking to Miquel Torres about some stuff in Codespeed, but I
> don't know if it could be considered as PyPy project for GSoC.
> We're trying to allow Codespeed branch comparing, to check if a
> feature branch is getting faster than trunk. So, we'll see if a
> feature is really evolving.
> This would also affect speed.pypy.org. After that, we shall work on more stuff.
> So, could Codespeed improvements be considered as PyPy GSoC projects?
> Laura, I'm from Brazil and was a GSoC student in 2009 for Cython. I
> had about only 1 month free of college (June~July), but I completed
> what I promised without problems caused by college. So, I guess people
> from south hemisphere can handle with it, if they dedicate themselves
> :)


That would definitely be considered PyPy project. One ideas that I
have in mind is to create speed.python.org - a place where a whole lot
of different implementations can be run. This requires improvements to
both our benchmark infrastructure and codespeed itself.

> 2011/3/17 Baiju M <baiju.m.mail at gmail.com>:
>> On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 1:23 PM, Leonardo Santagada <santagada at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> My ideas, take the ones you guys like and don't bother if some are too
>>> hard or the pypy team is not interested:
>>> 1 - Some pypy compatibility site, like the one brett made for python 3
>> I am interested to set up a site for PyPY.  I have already created a similar
>> site for Python 3:  http://getpython3.net/
>> If this idea sound good, you can add one DNS "A record" pointing to this IP:
>>  A sub-domain like http://compatibility.pypy.org/ would be fine.
>> Otherwise you can provide me a hosting place also.  BTW, the code is here:
>> https://github.com/baijum/getpython3  (Flask app)
>> Regards,
>> Baiju M
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