GUI libs

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Mon Apr 28 13:10:15 CEST 2003


"Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> writes:

> Grant Edwards wrote:
> > But those C runtime library routines aren't redundant. they're
> > providing functionality that Python doesn't implement.
> 
> They are *also* providing functionality that Python
> doesn't implement. There is quite some redundancy, too. E.g.
> a Posix C library supports regular expressions, which Python
> also does, and Python doesn't use the C implementation.

And this trend is increasing, due to rampant bugs and or weirdnesses
in various platforms C libraries (yes, I mean *you*, strptime).

Cheers,
M.

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