Function References

Diez B. Roggisch deets at nospam.web.de
Thu Jul 31 16:39:40 CEST 2008


Diez B. Roggisch wrote:

> squishywaffle at gmail.com wrote:
> 
>>> Ctypes is a since python2.5 built-in module that allows to declare
>>> interfaces to C-libraries in pure python. You declare datatypes and
>>> function prototypes, load a DLL/SO and then happily work with it. No C,
>>> no compiler, no refcounts, no nothing.
>>>
>>> And you can pass python-functions as callbacks.
>> 
>> The first sentence (and some really crummy licensing restrictions
>> imposed by the library distributor) alone here excludes this as a
>> valid option for this particular case, I definitely need Python 2.4
>> support.
> 
> How much more liberal can it get than MIT-licensed?
> 
> """
> to deal in the Software without restriction, including
> without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish,
> distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to
> permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to
> the following conditions:
> """

Sorry, missed the paragraph

"""
The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be
included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
"""

Still, AFAIK MIT is pretty liberal.

Diez



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