The goal of the Sweden (Gothenburg) sprint is to start exploring new directions and continue in the directions started at the Paris sprint. The main focus will be towards JIT work, alternate threading models and logic programming.
Topics of the sprint :
* The L3 interpreter, a small fast interpreter for “assembler-level” flow graphs. This is heading towards JIT work.
* Stackless: write an app-level interface, which might be either Tasklets, as in “Stackless CPython”, or the more limited Greenlets.
* Porting C modules from CPython. (_socket is not finished)
* Optimization/debugging work in general. In particular our thread support is far from stable at the moment and unaccountablyÂ slow.
* Experimentation: logic programming in Python. A first step might be to try to add logic variables to PyPy.
For registration you will need to subscribe to the PyPy sprint mailing list , introduce yourself and post a note that you want to come.
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