Once we have full support for all platforms, we could have PyTave as the only mechanism to communicate with python. Also, we will improve the functionalities of PyTave by adding support for handling python objects.
After all this is acheived and we have all tests working fine on all platforms. We will have some @sym methods recoded to use the full power of PyTave. We can then head to "blue skies" and work on some octave core stuff like correcting display of unicode on windows and maybe trying to get PyTave
inbuilt into core octave.
If time is still left, we can work on improvements to upstream Octave: