Could Python supplant Java?

Daniel Berlin dberlin at dberlin.org
Fri Aug 23 05:44:53 CEST 2002


On Thu, 22 Aug 2002, Darren New wrote:

> Tim Smith wrote:
> > Well, as someone whose Windows programming is usually system-level stuff,
> > not end-user stuff, I'd say the main thing I run into is lack of
> > documentation.
> 
> You've obviously never seen the MSDN library. It comes in *crates* of CDs.
> Or browse online, at msdn.microsoft.com. Really. Go look. It's all there.
He said *system* stuff.
Try writing a codeview parser using the info found there (it looks like 
you might be able to do it, but you'll discover it's not even close)
Better yet, point me at the documentation for the PDB debug info.
Any version of it.
It's *all* undocumented.

--Dan





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