Jython: Python for the Java Platform


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Jim Hugunin invented JPython and was the primary developer while he was at CNRI. In February 1999, Jim left CNRI for sunny California and Barry Warsaw became the primary maintainer. When Barry and the rest of PythonLabs left CNRI, Barry renamed JPython to Jython, put the sources on SourceForge and made Finn Bock the primary maintainer.

Python's inventor Guido van Rossum and the rest of PythonLabs continues to help and support Jython by their understanding of how Jython must live with the limits of Java.

You can contact the Jython maintainers directly via jython-dev@lists.sourceforge.net, or the Jython community at jython-users@lists.sourceforge.net.

Harry Mantakos contributed the underlying md5 implementation.

The SHA1 implementation is taken from cryptix.

Samuele Pedroni has designed and implemented the improved PackageManagers and java reload support and also fixed a lot of bugs.

Kevin Butler has written and contributed the code for os.environ and os.system().

Brian Zimmer contributed zxJDBC which is a Python DB API subsystem.

Cyrille Morvan has written the code for the Jythonc ant task.

Alan Kennedy contributed modjy, which bridges WSGI to the Servlet API

Chris Gokey, David Syer and Finn Bock added PyServlet.

A huge thanks goes to all the members of the jpython/jython mailing lists. Other folks who have contributed to JPython and Jython in ways large and small, in no particular order:

Greg Ward

Tony Plate

Jim Althoff

Drew Morrissey

John Mudd

Bryn Keller


Tim Hochberg

Bernhard Bablok

Dj Walker-Morgan

Ivan Kougaenko

Ype Kingma

Ian Castleden

Kent Johnson

Robert W. Bill

Durant Schoon

Phil Surette

Michael Becke

Randy Jay Yarger

Matt Conway

Noel (Nick) Lockwood

Steffen Ries

Ben Burton

Josselin PUJO

Steve Cohen

Alexey N. Solofnenko

Charles Duffy

Rodrigo B. de Oliveira

Nathan Franzen

Aleks Totic

Randolph Brown

Geoffrey French

Tobias Ivarsson

Lino Mastrodomenico

Sébastien Boisgérault

Jim Baker

Charlie Groves

Otmar Humbel

Philip Jenvey

Nicholas Riley

Frank Wierzbicki

Khalid Zuberi

Sean McGrath

Clark Updike

Leonardo Soto

James Robinson

Jonathan Feinberg

Josh Juneau

Justin Deoliveira

Costantino Cerbo

Alex Groenholm

Anselm Kruis

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