PyPy Progress (and Psyco)

James Matthews nytrokiss at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 09:45:54 CET 2009


Everything starts out small. I am sure that things will grow if there is a
demand for it...

On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 5:55 AM, JanC <usenet at janc.invalid> wrote:

> andrew cooke wrote:
>
> > Fuzzyman wrote:
> >> On Mar 15, 3:46 pm, Gerhard Häring <g... at ghaering.de> 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.
>
> I think the period as a research platform (IIRC the project was funded by a
> research grant from the EU after all[*]) was maybe necessary to get where
> they are now...?
>
>
> [*] I'm happy to see at least this part of my taxes being spent for
> something good...  ;-)
>
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> JanC
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