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

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Sun Oct 29 09:11:47 CET 2006

Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> Travis E. Oliphant schrieb:
>> What is needed is a definitive way to describe data and then have
>> array
>> struct
>> ctypes
>> all be compatible with that same method.    That's why I'm proposing the 
>> PEP.  It's a unification effort not yet-another-method.
> As I unification mechanism, I think it is insufficient. I doubt it
> can express all the concepts that ctypes supports.

What do you think is missing that can't be added?

Robert Kern

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