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Subject: Re: [boost] [Python] GSoC and Python 3.0 Support
From: Haoyu Bai (divinekid_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-03-11 12:38:55

On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 3:54 AM, Ravi <lists_ravi_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Monday 09 March 2009 13:21:23 Haoyu Bai wrote:
>> If Boost will participate in this year's Summer of Code, I'd like to
>> contribute my knowledge of Python 3 migration to Boost.Python, by
>> implement Python 3.0 support for it.
> That would be wonderful. It is one of my most wanted features[1] in
> boost.python. Please post a message to the python c++-sig (cplusplus-
> sig_at_[hidden]). I'd be happy to provide any testing help.
> Regards,
> Ravi
> [1] My most wished for features (in order of decreasing priority):
> 1. Thread safety
> 2. PyFinalize support
> 3. Easier methods to write to_python/from_python converters
> 4. Python 3.0 support
> 5. Ability to extend the fundamental PyTypeObject used by boost.python


Thanks! Seems there's a lot of interesting. So would anyone willing to
mentor this?

Also thanks Ravi for a list of features that may be candidates for
this project. I will dive into Boost.Python source code to see more
about these.


-- Haoyu Bai

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