Re: Termcap /curses
Lou Kates (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Fri, 15 Oct 1993 15:16:14 -0400
>| 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.
There are numerous libraries that provide OO encapsulations of
originally non-OO libraries.
Lou Kates, email@example.com