[Python-Dev] String views
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Fri Sep 2 07:59:45 CEST 2005
>>>>> "Steve" == Steve Holden <steve at holdenweb.com> writes:
Steve> Since Python strings *can* contain embedded NULs, doesn't
Steve> that rather poo on the idea of passing pointers to their
Steve> data to C functions as things stand?
I think it's a "consenting adults" issue.
Ie, C programmers always face the issue of "Do I dare strfry() this
char?" I don't see what difference it makes that the C program in
question is being linked with Python, or that the source of the data
is a Python string. He's chosen to program in C, let him get on with it.
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