Lisp 2 Python?

Joel Lucsy jjlucsy at
Mon Feb 7 15:34:19 CET 2000

I'll let you know what I come up with, just don't expect anything soon. It's
not my main focus at this point.

"Georg Mischler" <schorsch at> wrote in message
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> Joel Lucsy wrote:
> > Georg Mischler wrote:
> > > Once we are here, the more interesting thing (and precondition
> > > to the above for any useful applications) would be a Python
> > > wrapper to ADS, and ultimately ARX. Yes, the latter looks like
> > > gargantuan task, but some day someone will have to do it... ;)
> >
> > To start off just wrap the AutoLisp specific functions that deal
> > with AutoCAD. Then throw in ARX wrappings.
> > I'm just doing this(the conversion) as a side project. I'm am doing a
> > project with Python, but would like to see the other programmers to
> > use it as well. It would be easier to have to automatically converted
> > to see a side by side comparison. I'd suspect it would still be
> > rewritten once they'd get into, but it would be a starting point.
> Joel,
> if you start writing ADS/ARX wrappers, please tell me, so we can
> share some of the work. I know of other people who would be
> interested in such a thing as well, and who'd also be capable
> of contributing. I believe that we could get a core group of
> programmers together that know enough about the matters involved
> to be helpful and would all profit from the result. I will have
> to implement a very basic connection between Autocad and Python
> myself in the very near future, and the broader foundation that
> gets the better. I always prefer general solutions to fast hacks,
> but of course, it's all a matter of the effort involved to
> solve a specific problem. If my needs can be solved better
> with a combined attack, then that would definitively be the
> preferred solution!
> -schorsch
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