Python Extension Designer / Builder.
skip at pobox.com
Sat Jan 26 23:03:19 CET 2002
Gustavo> You hit the nail on the head; I didn't actually know *why* SWIG
Gustavo> seemed to me backwards, but it gave me an ugly gut feeling
Gustavo> everytime I sat down to use it. But, having the code generator
Gustavo> in python, it's much easier to work with, and control.
The big win with SWIG is that one description can be reused for multiple
Gustavo> My idea of using XML as a description language is that,
Gustavo> first, it's already a standard for metadata representation.
XML is fine I suppose if you have a GUI to generate it, but if you want to
edit the description using a plain old text editor, having it in a format
like SWIG's .i file or Gtk's s-expressions makes more sense to me.
Skip Montanaro (skip at pobox.com - http://www.mojam.com/)
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