[Python-Dev] 2.0 articles

Jeremy Hylton jeremy@beopen.com
Fri, 20 Oct 2000 12:31:47 -0400 (EDT)

>>>>> "AMK" == Andrew Kuchling <akuchlin@mems-exchange.org> writes:

  AMK> On Thu, Oct 19, 2000 at 12:53:31PM -0400, Greg Wilson wrote:
  >> "Doctor Dobb's Journal" would be very interested in articles ---
  >> 3000 words (plus or minus), plus some code examples and diagrams.

  AMK> I was thinking more about on-line places such as
  AMK> oreillynet.com/python/, but DDJ would be better still.

And, of course, there's the Python conference: http://python9.org/

  >> The garbage collector: Java and Ruby both score points by having
  >> full garbage collection, so its availability in Python 2.0 (along
  >> with a discussion of the things that might break or change as a
  >> result) would be very interesting.

  AMK> Arising out of lunch-time discussion, a comparison of how
  AMK> different FFIs (Lisp, Java, Smalltalk, others?) deal with
  AMK> garbage collection would be interesting, though perhaps
  AMK> unsuitable for DDJ, since the topic is a rather unfocused one.

A comparison of different FFIs with respect to garbage collection
might be interesting; hard to say without seeing what the conclusions