[Python-Dev] Extending types in C - help needed
Guido van Rossum
Thu, 07 Feb 2002 22:03:14 -0500
> > A better solution is to store additional information in the __dict__.
> You loose nice features: access these (new) slots from Python
> by providing tp_members entries for them (for example).
I'm not sure I understand what you mean. Why would you need a
tp_members entry for something that's in __dict__?
> Are you planning to address this issue in the future?
David Abrahams (of Boost++ fame) is also interested in a solution for
this problem, so I may have to. Not in 2.2.1, though -- this will
have to be rearchitected so it's a 2.3 issue.
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)