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

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Oct 31 00:49:12 CET 2006

Travis Oliphant wrote:

> I'm not sure I understand what you mean by "incomplete / recursive" 
> types unless you are referring to something like a node where an element 
> of the structure is a pointer to another structure of the same kind 
> (like used in linked-lists or trees).

Yes, and more complex arrangements of types that
reference each other.

>  If that is the case, then it's 
> easily supported once support for pointers is added.

But it doesn't fit easily into the single-object


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