[C++-sig] Pyste/Pyplusplus/Boost documentation problems

Roman Yakovenko roman.yakovenko at gmail.com
Thu Jan 12 06:33:31 CET 2006

On 1/11/06, Drumheller, Michael <michael.drumheller at boeing.com> wrote:
> This gmane entry
> <<http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.python.c++/9049/match=pyplusplus+m
> ature>>
> says, among other things, the following
> """If you can, use pyplusplus over pyste. I say that for ALL users of
> pyste, pyplusplus is now mature enough to be useful as well as being
> actively developed. It can also do quite a few tricks pyste cannot."""

As author of pyplusplus, I can tell you that Niall is right:
See this: http://www.language-binding.net/pyplusplus/to_pyste_comparison.html

> If this is really the case, I think the Boost documentation needs to say
> so.  For example, the doc page
> <<http://www.boost.org/libs/python/pyste/>> does not give any warning
> that Pyste is essentially deprecated (which it apparently is, if the
> above quote is true).  Further, as far as I can tell there are no clues
> at <<http://www.boost.org/libs/libraries.htm#Inter-language>> indicating
> that users might want to check out pyplusplus, whereas the official
> Boost.Python page <<http://www.boost.org/libs/python/doc/index.html>>
> explicity directs users to Pyste.

It would be nice to mention pyplusplus too.

> Michael D.
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