[Python-Dev] Python as a Metro-style App
solipsis at pitrou.net
Sun Jan 8 01:27:34 CET 2012
> > When you say MoveFile is absent, is MoveFileEx supported instead?
> WinRT strongly prefers asynchronous methods for all lengthy
> operations. The most likely call to use for moving files is
How does it translate to C?
> > Depending on the extent of removed/disabled functionality, it might not
> > be very interesting to have a Metro port at all.
> Asynchronous APIs will become much more important on all platforms
> in the future to ensure responsive user interfaces. Python should not
> be left behind.
I'm not sure why "responsive user interfaces" would be more important
today than 10 years ago, but at least I hope Microsoft has found
something more usable than overlapped I/O.
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