[Python-Dev] PEP: Extending the buffer protocol to share arrayinformation.
tjreedy at udel.edu
Wed Nov 1 05:01:27 CET 2006
"Travis Oliphant" <oliphant.travis at ieee.org> wrote in message
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>Examples of Need
< I could have also included examples from PyGame, OpenGL, etc. I thought
>people were more aware of this argument as we've made it several times
>over the years. It's just taken this long to get to a point to start
>asking for something to get into Python.
The problem of data format definition and sharing of data between
applications has been a bugaboo of computer science for decades. But some
have butted their heads against it more than others.
Something which made a noticeable dent in the problem, by making sharing
'just work' more easily, would, to me, be a read plus for python.
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