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Re: Introduction

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2000-09-07 22:27:46 CEST

On Thu, Sep 07, 2000 at 10:22:35AM -0700, John P Cavanaugh wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 06, 2000 at 07:00:47PM -0700, Greg Stein wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 06, 2000 at 06:16:01PM -0700, Terrel H. Shumway wrote:
> > >...
> > > cool projects like Tigris. Therefore I will conservatively place myself
> > > in the "a few postings a week" category. However, if there is Python work
> > > to be done, I would like to be as involved as I possibly can be.
> >
> > There will definitely be Python projects at some point (tho I'd guess all
> > after the 1.0 release). As a Subversion developer who is also a Python
> > advocate/bigot/guru, I'll be ensuring we get full support :-)
> >
> I would recommend we look at something like SWIG for doing the interface
> wrapping that way we get all the languages for free.

That is a small part of the problem.

As I mentioned earlier, the various interpreters will need to be embedded
into the (server side) of Subversion. SWIG only handles calling from a
script back into the library. It does not handle embedding at all. It also
does not handle passing data from the hosting app/lib into the interpreter.


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:07 2006

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