PyPy 1.0: JIT compilers for free and more

Jarek Zgoda jzgoda at
Wed Mar 28 23:36:08 CEST 2007

Carl Friedrich Bolz napisał(a):

> Welcome to the PyPy 1.0 release - a milestone integrating the results
> of four years of research, engineering, management and sprinting
> efforts, concluding the 28 months phase of EU co-funding!

So it took 4 yars of work and over 2 yaers of consumption of EU funds,
yeah, great.

Could anybody explain, what this gives to Python and its users? Would
we, eventually, get GIL-free VM, that is capable to consume all
available power of multicore processors? Or, maybe, we'll get something
special, I am unable to dream of? Or is it purely academic project to
create Python VM in Python?

Jarek Zgoda

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