[capi-sig] Problem with reference

Stefan Behnel python_capi at behnel.de
Tue Mar 3 13:07:16 CET 2009

[and to the list]

Hrvoje Niksic wrote:
> "Stefan Behnel" writes:
>> Hrvoje Niksic wrote:
>>> Stefan Behnel writes:
>>>> pycnweb wrote:
>>>>> I am now writing a python extension, but I confuse with the
>>>>> reference.
>>>> If you care more about working code than fighting confusion, Cython
>>>> might be worth a look.
>>> Stefan, please stop doing this.  This list is about helping people
>>> using Python/C, not Cython advocacy.
>> Where is the difference?
> The point is that statements like the above don't help someone who
> *wants* (for whatever reason) to learn Python/C.  It's perfectly fine
> to mention Cython as a viable alternative, but not to imply that
> Python/C is somehow non-functional or that it doesn't result in
> working code.

I take your point. Especially to a someone who has just started to learn
the C-API, my above statement might sound misleading.



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