[Python-Dev] Python Language Summit at PyCon: Agenda

Robert Collins robertc at robertcollins.net
Mon Mar 4 06:24:21 CET 2013

On 28 February 2013 05:51, Michael Foord <michael at voidspace.org.uk> wrote:
> Hello all,
> 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
> If you have other items you'd like to discuss please let me know and I can add them to the agenda.

I'd like to talk about overhauling - not tweaking, overhauling - the
standard library testing facilities.


Robert Collins <rbtcollins at hp.com>
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