Why no maintained wrapper to Win32?

Bruno Desthuilliers bruno.42.desthuilliers at wtf.websiteburo.oops.com
Tue Jul 31 14:46:00 CEST 2007


Gilles Ganault a écrit :
> On Sun, 29 Jul 2007 06:40:35 +0200, "Martin v. Löwis"
> <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
>> Why do you say that the Win32 API lacks documentation? I find the
>> documentation at msdn.microsoft.com to be quite useful.
> 
> No, I meant documentation on how to write Win32 apps using PyWin.
> 
>> Yes, there haven't been many changes to Win32 in recent years (there
>> haven't been many system releases in the first place). Most additions
>> did not concern GUI programming, which is what you were after, and
>> even those that are recent additions are rather rarely needed, so
>> you likely won't miss them.
> 
> Makes sense. Do  you know of good places to hang around when looking
> for information on writing Win32-based GUI apps in Pythons

For the Win32 part, there's a dedicated newsgroup in the comp.* 
hierarchy (sorry, can't remember the exact name, but you shouldn't have 
problems finding it).

For the Python part, I'd say you're at the right place.



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