[C++-sig] Patches and complete pyste replacement prototype for pyplusplus

David Abrahams dave at boost-consulting.com
Fri Feb 24 21:01:02 CET 2006

Matthias Baas <baas at ira.uka.de> writes:

> Allen Bierbaum wrote:
>> On a related note, I highly suggest that any users out there that have
>> tried/used Pyste but have found it to be too lacking in power should
>> really give pyplusplus a try.  It has allowed me to do everything I
>> ever wanted to do with Pyste and couldn't and then some.  It is really
>> a great tool and I can't thank Roman enough for taking the time to
>> create it and make it available.
> I can only second that!
> And I'd also like to encourage anybody who is interested in such a tool 
> like Pyste/pyplusplus to spend an hour or two and give it a try and 
> provide feedback. With Allen's or my own high level API proposals it has 
> become much easier to quickly write bindings even for large C++ 
> libraries. The actual "look & feel" is not so much different from Pyste 
> anymore. And now that we're still in the process of defining an 
> "optimal" high level API any feedback is much appreciated. Hopefully we 
> will end up with an API that satisfies the needs for all users out there...

I hope someone will submit an appropriate patch to the Boost.Python
documentation for Boost 1.34.  It's too late to put pyplusplus itself
in the next release of Boost.Python (we're in a feature freeze) but I
would very much like to get Roman's work into the one that follows.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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