ANN: Pyrex 0.4.3
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Tue Aug 27 03:40:38 CEST 2002
Pyrex 0.4.3 is now available:
* A new kind of for-loop has been added to the language
for iterating over ranges of integers. Example:
for i from 0 <= i < 10:
The main advantage of using this form is that it
is translated into pure C code where possible, whereas
an equivalent Python for-loop using range() is not.
See the "Integer for-loops" section of the Language
Overview for more information.
* The sizeof() function can now be applied to types
as well as variables.
There are also some other minor improvements and bug
fixes. See the CHANGES file in the distribution for a
What is Pyrex?
Pyrex is a new language for writing Python extension modules.
It lets you freely mix operations on Python and C data, with
all Python reference counting and error checking handled
Greg Ewing, Computer Science Dept,
University of Canterbury,
Christchurch, New Zealand
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