[Python-Dev] PEP 3118: Extended buffer protocol (new version)

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Fri Apr 20 00:51:49 CEST 2007

Travis Oliphant wrote:
> you would like to make the original memory 
> read-only until you are done with the algorithm and have copied the data 
> back into memory.

Okay, I see what you mean now.

Maybe this should be called Py_BUF_LOCK_CONTENTS or
something to make the semantics clearer. Otherwise
it could mean either that *you* don't intend to
write to it, or that you require nobody ever to
write to it.


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