HELP!...Google SketchUp needs a Python API

r rt8396 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 28 00:33:16 CET 2008


On Nov 27, 5:27 pm, "Chris Rebert" <c... at rebertia.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 3:18 PM, r <rt8... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello fellow Python Advocates!
> > Help me promote Python to a larger audience.
>
> > An introduction to SketchUp:
> > ====================
> > I don't know if you are familiar with "Google Sketchup". It is the
> > best 3d CAM program available.
>   <snip>
>
> > Credit where credit is do:
> > ==================
> > You know, Guidio van Rossum really nailed it when he created this
> > language. He took the best of everything he saw that was good and left
> > out everything he saw was bad (i think only one other entity has done
> > his before long ago...see Book of Genesis ;)
>
> > Now if we could get Python into SketchUp this would be a win for
> > SketchUp, AND for Python.
> > Python would get more exposure, and SketchUP would be easier to use,
> > sticking to there policy above. And when people have a choice between
> > Python and Ruby... you and I both know who will win that
> > competition ;-).
>
> > Now before you say..."don't tell us, tell the SketchUp DEV TEAM". I
> > have hinted at adding Python as a second scripting API, but what needs
> > to happen is to get a list together of people that use SketchUp or
> > people who want use SketchUp, or people who just think it is a damn
> > good idea and submit it to the DEV TEAM.
>
> > Look forward to hearing from you! I am open to any suggestions good or
> > bad.
>
> I don't really give a care about SketchUp, but just FYI, you are aware
> that Guido van Rossum and some other prominent Pythonistas are
> currently employed by Google, right?
>
> Cheers,
> Chris
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>
> > Thanks
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Of course, but you are not suggesting that i bother Guido with this. I
am sure he is too busy.



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