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

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Sat Oct 28 02:23:26 CEST 2006

Travis E. Oliphant wrote:
> PEP: <unassigned>
> Title: Adding data-type objects to the standard library

Not sure about having 3 different ways to specify
the structure -- it smacks of Too Many Ways To Do
It to me.

Also, what if I want to refer to fields by name
but don't want to have to work out all the offsets
(which is tedious, error-prone and hostile to


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