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* {{package|jython}} - Python 2 implementation on top of the Java virtual machine
 
* {{package|jython}} - Python 2 implementation on top of the Java virtual machine
 
* {{package|pypy}} - An alternate [http://pypy.org/ python 2 interpreter (with a JIT-compiler) written in a subset of python, compiled to .c].  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], though this is in an "alpha" state right now.
 
* {{package|pypy}} - An alternate [http://pypy.org/ python 2 interpreter (with a JIT-compiler) written in a subset of python, compiled to .c].  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], though this is in an "alpha" state right now.
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* {{package|python26}} - [[Python26|Python 2.6 stack for EPEL5]], parallel-installable with the system Python 2.4 stack
  
  

Revision as of 21:03, 2 March 2011


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
Thomas Spura

Python packages awaiting review

Package requests

  • Chandler PIM
  • itools - A python library that includes several useful tools, such as an ODF anonymizer that can be used to sanitize confidential documents before attaching them tp bug reports
  • python-multiprocessing - multiprocessing backport useful for EL-5
  • repoze.profile - WSGI profiling middleware
  • tgscheduler - TurboGears scheduler

Links

Python website
Building Python packages
TurboGears
Packaging TurboGears Applications
Packaging Python Eggs
Parallel installable Python26 information (mainly EPEL5).
Unicode in Python, Completely Demystified

Upstream Release Schedules

Python 2.7

Python Features

Under development (Fedora 16?)

Under development (Fedora 15?)

Added in Fedora 14

Added in Fedora 13

Added in Fedora 11

Added in Fedora 10

Python Runtimes

Within Fedora:

Within EPEL:


Awaiting review:

Awaiting packaging

Python Compilers

Within Fedora:

  • Package-x-generic-16.pngpyjamas - Python-to-JavaScript compiler, implemented in Python
  • Package-x-generic-16.pngshedskin - Python to C++ compiler (for a subset of Python with "implicit types")