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Re: May I ask something about "Improved Bindings to Other Languages" project on GSoC 2008?

From: Chiyuan Zhang <pluskid_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2008 18:09:05 +0800

Hi,

Thank you for your reply. I think the url to the document
can be very useful.

2008/3/19, Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>:
> Chiyuan Zhang wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'm a student willing to take part in GSoC 2008. I found
> > your project ideas on the GSoC page. There's a project
> > "Improved Bindings to Other Languages" that I'm interested
> > in.
>
>
> Welcome!
>
>
> > I have used svn for version control, but haven't used the
> > API directly yet. It is said from the project idea page that:
> >
> > it offers a rich set of "binding surfaces": well-documented
> > APIs that are available not only in C (Subversion's native
> > language) but in other programming languages as well
> >
> > But I can only find a brief discussion about API in the svn-book.
> > So I'm wondering where to find the documents, or shall I read
> > the header files directly?
>
>
> The header files are the canonical definition of the API for each
> library. We use Doxygen markup within the headers, and you can browse a
> nightly-updated version here:
> http://svn.collab.net/svn-doxygen/
>
> We try to keep the comments up-to-date, but there may be places where
> the descriptions are confusing or inaccurate. Feel free to ask
> questions here (or on #svn-dev), and even post patches with corrections.
>
> [/me checks mail]
>
> I just noticed Karl's mail elsethread, but I think the above still
> applies, so I'm sending it anyway. Understanding the APIs will be
> essential, no matter which project you decide on. In any case, people
> here are pretty friendly, so ask away!
>
>
> -Hyrum
>
>
>

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