[Python-Dev] Python Language Summit at PyCon: Agenda
brett at python.org
Fri Mar 1 15:57:59 CET 2013
On Fri, Mar 1, 2013 at 4:41 AM, Stefan Behnel <stefan_ml at behnel.de> wrote:
> Michael Foord, 27.02.2013 17:51:
> > PyCon, and the Python Language Summit, is nearly upon us. We have a good
> number of people confirmed to attend. If you are intending to come to the
> language summit but haven't let me know please do so.
> > The agenda of topics for discussion so far includes the following:
> > * A report on pypy status - Maciej and Armin
> > * Jython and IronPython status reports - Dino / Frank
> > * Packaging (Doug Hellmann and Monty Taylor at least)
> > * Cleaning up interpreter initialisation (both in hopes of finding areas
> > to rationalise and hence speed things up, as well as making things
> > more embedding friendly). Nick Coghlan
> > * Adding new async capabilities to the standard library (Guido)
> > * cffi and the standard library - Maciej
> > * flufl.enum and the standard library - Barry Warsaw
> > * The argument clinic - Larry Hastings
> as in the years before, none of the Cython developers is attending the
> PyCon-US, so we won't appear that the language summit either. It's a bit
> sad that it always takes place at that venue, but I guess there'll just
> always be people that can't come to one meeting or the other, so PyCon-US
> would just catch the majority. I think it would still be interesting for
> many of the attendants to get a status report about Cython, as there seems
> to be some confusion and incomplete knowledge about what Cython actually
> is, what we have achieved and where we are heading. But maybe the confusion
> is large enough to require more than just a little status report to clear
> it up.
There are actually two language summits each year: PyCon US and EuroPython.
But you are right that the US one is the biggest as it's the easiest to get
the most core devs in a single room.
Hopefully you can make PyCon US (it's a great conference). And if it's a US
issue, it will be in Canada in 2014 and 2015.
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