[Python-Dev] python-dev sprint at PyCon
jeremy at alum.mit.edu
Tue Nov 1 21:23:05 CET 2005
On 11/1/05, Phillip J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
> At 09:35 AM 11/1/2005 -0500, A.M. Kuchling wrote:
> >Every PyCon has featured a python-dev sprint. For the past few years,
> >hacking on the AST branch has been a tradition, but we'll have to come
> >up with something new for this year's conference (in Dallas Texas;
> >sprints will be Monday Feb. 27 through Thursday March 2).
> >According to Anthony's release plan, a first alpha of 2.5 would be
> >released in March, hence after PyCon and the sprints. We should
> >discuss possible tasks for a python-dev sprint. What could we do?
> * PEP 343 implementation ('with:')
> * PEP 308 implementation ('x if y else z')
> * A bytes type
> Or perhaps some of the things that have been waiting for the AST branch to
> be finished, i.e.:
> * One of the "global variable speedup" PEPs
> * Guido's instance variable speedup idea (LOAD_SELF_IVAR and
> STORE_SELF_IVAR, see
I hope to attend the sprints this year, so i'd be around to help
people get started and answer questions. With luck, I'll also be
giving a technical presentation on the work at the main conference.
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