[Openmcl-devel] Embedding CPython in CCL

Ian Eslick eslick at media.mit.edu
Sun Aug 2 16:47:14 PDT 2009

There is a good first pass of this here:  http://common-lisp.net/project/python-on-lisp/

I had some trouble getting it to work on ccl when i tried recently,  
but haven't had time to dive in and see why.


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On Aug 2, 2009, at 6:39 PM, Ron Garret <ron at flownet.com> wrote:

> I know about CL-Python but the problem with that is that it doesn't
> track new versions of Python, and it can't load Python modules that
> are implemented in C.  It seems like it would not be too hard to embed
> the C-Python interpreter in CCL.  Not trivial to be sure, but no
> harder than, say, the Objective-C bridge.  That would allow CCL to
> completely subsume Python in terms of functionality and library
> coverage, which would kick ass.
> So I have the usual questions: has someone already done this?  If not,
> is anyone interested in working on it, either collaboratively or for
> money?  If the latter, please send me a quote.
> Thanks,
> rg
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