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Re: Python bindings

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-04-18 23:22:53 CEST

Lele Gaifax <lele@nautilus.homeip.net> writes:

> While it's clear that this would benefit only the Python side of the
> bindings, I think that the new layer would be more powerful and at the
> same time much more manageable.
> What do you think?

I think the fact that would benefit only the Python side of things is
non-negligible downside. I also am not impressed with claims that
Python bindings that behave more Pythonic is actually in and of itself
a good thing. I rather prefer the system we have today, where the
'libsvn' module exposes our public APIs in a form familiar to
programmers of those APIs as used in C or C++. And then we have the
'svn' module, which (when I get some free time) will not merely wrap
libsvn, but will do so by creating more Pythonic objects (classes,

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