[Spread-users] Python binding for Spread
jeremy at zope.com
Thu Sep 27 12:43:09 EDT 2001
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>>>>> "BM" == Bradley McLean <brad at bradm.net> writes:
BM> Attached is a python binding for spread. It does not support
BM> the authentication work (because I didn't see any documentation
BM> on it).
BM> I'm willing to make extensions and donate this to the project if
BM> folks are interested.
BM> I started from a SWIG generated interface, and then replaced
BM> almost all of it with hand coding for various reasons.
I've also been working on a Python-binding for Spread, but took a
different approach. I used a collection of extension types to
implement a mailbox object and various message objects, rather than
providing a higher level interface in Python. I'd be interested to
see which approach people find more useful; it might be a wash.
I had planned to send around an announcement next week, after I
cleaned up the code a little more. Too bad neither of use knew the
other was working on something :-).
The code is in the zope.org public CVS repository:
You can find instructions there on how to do a checkout.
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