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Revision as of 05:08, 3 January 2011


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


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

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


Python website
Building Python packages
Packaging TurboGears Applications
Packaging Python Eggs
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:

  • Package-x-generic-16.pngpython - The standard "CPython" implementation of Python 2
  • Package-x-generic-16.pngpython3 - As above, for Python 3
  • Package-x-generic-16.pngjython - Python 2 implementation on top of the Java virtual machine

Awaiting review:

Awaiting packaging

Python Compilers

Within Fedora:

  • Package-x-generic-16.pngpyjamas - Python-to-JavaScript compiler, implemented in Python

Awaiting review:

  • shedskin - Python to C++ compiler (for a subset of Python with "implicit types")