[Python-Dev] PEP: Adding data-type objects to Python

Thomas Heller theller at ctypes.org
Thu Nov 2 21:35:32 CET 2006

Ronald Oussoren schrieb:
> On Oct 31, 2006, at 6:38 PM, Thomas Heller wrote:
>> This mechanism is probably a hack because it'n not possible to add  
>> C accessible
>> fields to type objects, on the other hand it is extensible (in  
>> principle, at least).
> I better start rewriting PyObjC then :-). PyObjC stores some addition  
> information in the type objects that are used to describe Objective-C  
> classes (such as a reference to the proxied class).
> IIRC This has been possible from Python 2.3.

I assume you are referring to the code in pyobjc/Modules/objc/objc-class.h ?

If this really is reliable I should better start rewriting ctypes then ;-).

Hm, I always thought there was some additional magic going on with type
objects, fields appended dynamically at the end or whatever.


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