[Python-Dev] Holding a Python Language Summit at PyCon

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Sat Dec 6 23:42:38 CET 2008

On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 17:02, Frank Wierzbicki <fwierzbicki at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 3:16 PM, Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
>> On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 12:05, Frank Wierzbicki <fwierzbicki at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 10:31 AM, A.M. Kuchling <amk at amk.ca> wrote:
>>>> 14:00 - 15:30
>>>> =============
>>>> Two tracks:
>>>> Cross-implementation issues:
>>>>  What do the various VMs want/need from CPython to help with their
>>>>  implementations?
>>>>  * Marking CPython-specific tests in the test suite?
>>>>  * Getting an implementation agnostic test suite for the Python language?
>>>>  * Separating the language tests and the pure Python part of the stdlib into
>>>>    a separate project?  (Or publish them as a separate package.)
>>>>  * Transition plans for 3.0?
>>>>  Champion needed.
>>> I would like to champion this one.
>> I told AMK this a while back, but might as well make it more public; I
>> am up for chairing as well.
> Brett,
> Are you saying you've already called the cross-implementation champion
> role?

No, I am saying I had told AMK I was interested in championing the
session. He chose you, and that's that. One less thing for me to worry
about. =)

>  If so I'm happy to defer or co-chair.

Your call. I will definitely be there representing CPython as best as
I can, so I will be making noise regardless of whether I am standing
in front of the room or not.


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