[Python-Dev] ctypes is not an acceptable implementation strategy for modules in the standard library?

R. David Murray rdmurray at bitdance.com
Mon Nov 5 12:49:15 CET 2012

On Mon, 05 Nov 2012 10:31:26 +0300, anatoly techtonik <techtonik at gmail.com> wrote:
> Aren't there any modules in stdlib that access system API through ctypes?

No.  This is a policy.  Changing that policy would require a PEP (*after*
a discussion on python-ideas...which has probably already happened in
the past, I would guess).


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