Re: Termcap /curses
Jaap Vermeulen (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Fri, 15 Oct 93 11:33:00 PDT
| Another approach would be to develop a C to Python translator.
| That would also be a large amount of work and its conceivable
| that certain features would have to be added to Python to make it
| feasible but it would allow one to translate not only the bulk of
| the curses source but many other C libraries all in one go.
I'm afraid that you would lose the object oriented aspect of Python, which
is the most valuable aspect of Python modules that interact with certain
facets of POSIX. As an example look at the socket module. If the translation
does not allow this kind of abstraction, it would be useless IMHO.