[XML-SIG] Re: [DO-SIG] Python language bidning January 2000 Draft

Jim Fulton jim@digicool.com
Tue, 27 Jun 2000 10:06:09 -0400

Uche Ogbuji wrote:
> Jim Fulton:
> > Then you advocate abandoning the CORBA IDL mapping for Python.
> > The Python mapping does *not* provide for using IDL attributes
> > as Python attributes. In fact, some folks in the DO-SIG seem to
> > feel strongly that doing so would be a really bad idea.
> I think that since the end aim is for maximum Pythonicity independent of
> CORBA, that we should, as Mike suggests, just do away with accessor/mutators
> entirely.
> So that would be my vote: The Python/DOM binding for DOM is to access DOM
> attributes through Python attributes.

It is pretty clear that the Python DOM API should not be bound to
the Python CORBA bining, so I think we can excuse the do-sig from further 
discussions. ;)

I don't think that there is agreement on whether attribute access, 
accessor functions, or both, should be used for the Python DOM API.


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