[XML-SIG] [Q] xml.utils.boolean C API

Uche Ogbuji uche.ogbuji@fourthought.com
Tue, 10 Sep 2002 13:38:42 -0600

> The C API to the boolean module, expressed in extensions/boolean.h,
> does not appear to be used.  It certainly can't be used as-is when the
> module is built to be dynamically loaded.  The boolean_new() function
> it references is not present in boolean.c at all.
> Is there any reason this header is used, or can the needed information
> simply be merged into the implementation?
> The implementation also uses DL_EXPORT for a few things that should be
> static, and almost nobody outside the Python core needs to use the
> tp_print slot; the use made by this code is certainly avoidable in
> efficient ways.
> Uche, Mike, et al.:  any objection to a little cleanup here?

Not from me.  I'd actually probably study a patch for possible back-porting to 

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