[Python-Dev] Collection of typedefs for integral types
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
Thu, 6 Jul 2000 16:56:21 -0400 (EDT)
Tim Peters writes:
> I'm in favor of (as Trent Mick once suggested) getting exactly as insane as
> C9X: they thought hard about this, and came up with a whole slew of new
> symbolic names for the roles integral types play. We make typedefs of the
> same names (well, for as many as we actually *need*) but with Py_ in front
> of them. In time, as C9X takes over the world, the platform-#ifdef infested
> section of pyport.h declaring them actually *shrinks*, as more & more
> platforms support typedef'ing to the std C9X-defined names.
Hey, if you're happy with C9X, I am too. What I've read about it
made me almost think C had a future. But I'd still rather hack in
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at beopen.com>
BeOpen PythonLabs Team Member