[Python-ideas] stdlib with its own release cycle ?

Michael Foord fuzzyman at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 00:03:07 CET 2009

2009/10/26 Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org>

> On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 3:13 PM, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Something I've long been curious about (but never even come close to
> > having the time to research) is the idea of using CPython extensions
> > with PyPy. It sounds like that would involve an effort in a similar vein
> > to porting Ironclad to Jython (i.e. porting the back end to PyPy
> instead).
> I'd love to see someone from PyPy comment on this too. IIUC they
> aren't particularly keen -- their approach so far has been based on
> porting existing C extensions to use ctypes, which they *do* support.
Well, IronPython now has ctypes too (as of IronPython 2.6) - so porting C
extensions to ctypes is still a better approach for cross implementation


> --
> --Guido van Rossum
> PS. My elbow needs a couple more weeks of rest. Limiting myself to
> ultra-short emails.
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