Recently, "Martin v. Loewis" email@example.com said:
There's a lot of Python objects that are really little more than wrappers around an opaque C pointer (plus all the methods to operate on it, etc).
Can you give a few examples? I'm not aware of any such types, off-hand.
All the Mac toolbox objects (Windows, Dialogs, Controls, Menus and a zillion more), All the Windows HANDLEs, all the MFC objects (although they might be a bit more difficult), the objects in the X11 and Motif modules, the pyexpat parser object, *dbm objects, dlmodule objects, mpz objects, zlib objects, SGI cl and al objects....