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=== Python packages awaiting review ===
 
=== Python packages awaiting review ===
  
* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=581913 python-simplegeneric] -- Simple generic functions (similar to Python's own len(), pickle.dump(), etc.)
 
 
* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=588941 pypy] - An alternate [http://pypy.org/ python interpreter written in a subset of python].  The interpreter has [http://morepypy.blogspot.com/2009/10/gc-improvements.html better memory] use than CPython and speed is closing in on Cpython.  The JIT'd version is faster than CPython in many [http://speed.pypy.org benchmarks].  It is growing the ability to [http://morepypy.blogspot.com/2010/04/using-cpython-extension-modules-with.html load CPython extension modules] in the near future (work presently done on a branch).
 
* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=588941 pypy] - An alternate [http://pypy.org/ python interpreter written in a subset of python].  The interpreter has [http://morepypy.blogspot.com/2009/10/gc-improvements.html better memory] use than CPython and speed is closing in on Cpython.  The JIT'd version is faster than CPython in many [http://speed.pypy.org benchmarks].  It is growing the ability to [http://morepypy.blogspot.com/2010/04/using-cpython-extension-modules-with.html load CPython extension modules] in the near future (work presently done on a branch).
 
* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=593069 pynie] - Python 3, on top of the [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/acls/name/parrot Parrot virtual machine]
 
* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=593069 pynie] - Python 3, on top of the [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/acls/name/parrot Parrot virtual machine]

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Contents

Python Special Interest Group

A SIG for people who are interested in Python on Fedora. This includes packaging and optimizing the various Python 2 and Python 3 runtimes (CPython, Jython), packaging libraries and applications, setting and improving standards for packaging them as RPMs and maintaining Python packages for Fedora.

Contact Info

Mailing List: [python-devel]
IRC: #fedora-python on irc.freenode.net

Members

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams
Tim Lauridsen
Paul Nasrat
Toshio Kuratomi
Tejas Dinkar
Aurelien Bompard
José Matos
Michel Salim
Alex Lancaster
Luke Macken
Christos Trochalakis
FelixSchwarz
Dave Malcolm: interested in core Python runtimes and low-level implementation details
Martin Bacovsky

Python packages awaiting review

Package requests

Links

Python website
Building Python packages
TurboGears
Packaging TurboGears Applications
Packaging Python Eggs
Unicode in Python, Completely Demystified

Upstream Release Schedules

Python 2.7

Python Features

Under development (Fedora 14?)

Added in Fedora 13

Added in Fedora 11

Added in Fedora 10

Python Runtimes

Within Fedora:

  • python - The standard "CPython" implementation of Python 2
  • python3 - As above, for Python 3
  • jython - Python 2 implementation on top of the Java virtual machine

Awaiting review:

Awaiting packaging

  • IronPython