PyPy Progress (and Psyco)

andrew cooke andrew at
Sun Mar 15 21:51:25 CET 2009

Fuzzyman wrote:
> On Mar 15, 3:46 pm, Gerhard Häring <g... at> wrote:
>> Me too. I doubt it, though. From an outside view, the project seems to
>> lack focus. To me, it looks like a research platform, and producing a
>> successor to CPython seems to be just one out of a dozen projects.
> Well, I know the guys involved and they are focused on making PyPy a
> practical (and importantly a faster) alternative to CPython. It has
> just taken a long time - but is finally showing real progress.
> They did get distracted along the way, but one of things that happened
> last year was a culling of a lot of the side projects that made it
> harder to make progress on the core goals.

This is so good to hear.  I had exactly the same concerns as Gerhard. 
Thanks for posting some information.


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