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|IRC development=irc://irc.freenode.net/#hy
|IRC development=irc://irc.freenode.net/#hy
|Keywords=Python, Compiler, Lisp, Hy, Programming Language
|Keywords=Python, Compiler, Lisp, Hy, Programming Language
|Version identifier=0.9.12
|Version identifier=0.10.0
|Version date=2013/12/31
|Version date=2014/04/11
|Version status=testing
|Version status=testing
|Version download=https://pypi.python.org/packages/source/h/hy/hy-0.9.12.tar.gz
|Version download=https://pypi.python.org/packages/source/h/hy/hy-0.10.0.tar.gz
|Version comment=0.9.12 release, latest version always at https://pypi.python.org/pypi/hy
|Version comment=0.10.0 release, latest version always at https://pypi.python.org/pypi/hy
|Last review by=paultag
|Last review by=paultag
|Last review date=2013/12/31
|Last review date=2013/12/31

Latest revision as of 10:06, 5 June 2014



a Lisp interface to the Python programming language

Hy is a Lisp front-end to the Python AST / Bytecode. This allows you to use the Python VM just as Clojure uses the Java VM. Hy is special, since not only can Hy invoke Python, but Python can also interop with Hy in a clean way.

"IRC [irc:irc.freenode.net/#hy irc:irc.freenode.net/#hy] " IRC Help channel
[irc:irc.freenode.net/#hy irc:irc.freenode.net/#hy]
"IRC [irc:irc.freenode.net/#hy irc:irc.freenode.net/#hy] " IRC general channel
[irc:irc.freenode.net/#hy irc:irc.freenode.net/#hy]
"IRC [irc:irc.freenode.net/#hy irc:irc.freenode.net/#hy] " IRC development channel
[irc:irc.freenode.net/#hy irc:irc.freenode.net/#hy]

Extension or Plugin

This package can be used as an extension, plugin, or add-on to:


LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
ExpatPaul Tagliamonte5 December 2013
No assignment, will change with each release

Leaders and contributors

Paul Tagliamonte BDFL

Resources and communication

Software prerequisites

Required to usePython

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 31 December 2013.


"BDFL" is not in the list (Maintainer, Contributor, Developer, Sponsor, Unknown) of allowed values for the "Role" property.

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