[pypy-dev] ideas for Google Summer of code

holger krekel holger at merlinux.eu
Fri Mar 18 10:25:19 CET 2011


Hi Greg, all,

On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 21:53 -0700, Greg Price wrote:
> Hi Laura,
> 
> On Mar 17, 2011 5:10 PM, "Laura Creighton" <lac at openend.se> wrote:
> >
> > I'd like speed.python.org to become performance.python.org so we can
> > measure memoryt consumption too.
> 
> We should definitely measure memory consumption too, but "speed.python.org"
> has a nice rhythm to it - few syllables, quick to say - such that I think it
> might make sense to keep the name even so. To me, "speed" also suggests that
> it *is* fast, more so than "performance" suggests that the performance
> actually is good, as opposed to neutrally measuring it, whatever it is. I
> always thought "speed.pypy.org" quite a bold name, saying "we are fast"
> right there in the domain so nobody could miss the point. Maybe that last is
> just me, though.

Nope, that was actually the idea when we came up with the domain name and
i think it makes sense to keep it such :)

But maybe we can postpone further discussion until when we have
nice memory measurement.
cheers,

holger



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