Alternatives to Stackless Python?

Stephan Diehl stephan.diehl at gmx.net
Tue Sep 20 18:46:02 CEST 2005


On Tue, 20 Sep 2005 08:50:44 -0700, binarybana at gmail.com wrote:

> After recently getting excited about the possibilities that stackless
> python has to offer
> (http://harkal.sylphis3d.com/2005/08/10/multithreaded-game-scripting-with-stackless-python/)
> and then discovering that the most recent version of stackless
> available on stackless.com was for python 2.2 I am wondering if
> Stackless is dead/declining and if so, are there any viable
> alternatives that exist today?

Well, it's not dead and the last recent version is for python 2.3
The developer of stackless, Christian Tismer, is one of the main
developers of the PyPy project. (http://codespeak.net/pypy)
For this reason, there is an extremely good chance that the ideas
behind stackless will survive :-) .
Visit www.stackless.com for further info.
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Stephan



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