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

Michael Foord michael at voidspace.org.uk
Tue Mar 5 01:13:19 CET 2013

On 3 Mar 2013, at 01:29, Trent Nelson <trent at snakebite.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 08:51:16AM -0800, Michael Foord wrote:
>> If you have other items you'd like to discuss please let me know and I
>> can add them to the agenda.
>    Hmm, seems like this might be a good forum to introduce the
>    parallel/async stuff I've been working on the past few months.
>    TL;DR version is I've come up with an alternative approach for
>    exploiting multiple cores that doesn't rely on GIL-removal or
>    STM (and has a negligible performance overhead when executing
>    single-threaded code).  (For those that are curious, it lives
>    in the px branch of the sandbox/trent repo on hg.p.o, albeit
>    in a very experimental/prototype/proof-of-concept state (i.e.
>    it's an unorganized, undocumented, uncommented hackfest); on
>    the plus side, it works.  Sort of.)
>    Second suggestion: perhaps a little segment on Snakebite?  What
>    it is, what's available to committers, feedback/kvetching from
>    those who have already used it, etc.

I've added both to the agenda.

>    (I forgot the format of these summits -- is there a projector?)

I've asked for a projector, yes.


>        Trent.


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