Modules for inclusion in standard library?

Terry Hancock hancock at
Thu Jun 30 04:37:58 CEST 2005

On Wednesday 29 June 2005 04:55 am, Simon Brunning wrote:
> On 6/28/05, John Roth <newsgroups at> wrote:
> > I'd definitely like to see ctypes. I can agree with the segfault
> > issue, but I think that some design work would eliminate that.
> I'm not sure that it would. Ctypes allows you, as one colleague
> memorably put it, to "poke the operating system with a stick". You are
> always going to be able to use ctypes to provoke spectacular crashes
> of the kind that you can never get with 'ordinary' Python.

Gosh, I didn't know or care about ctypes, but now I'm interested! ;-D

Terry Hancock ( hancock at )
Anansi Spaceworks

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