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Python Special Interest Group

A SIG for people who are interested in Python on Fedora. This includes:

Contact Info

Mailing List: [python-devel]
IRC: #fedora-python on


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

Python packages awaiting review

Package requests


Python website
Building Python packages
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

Future work

Under development (Fedora 17?)

Under development (Fedora 16?)

Added in Fedora 15

Added in Fedora 14

Added in Fedora 13

Added in Fedora 11

Added in Fedora 10

Stalled features

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")