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Subject: Re: [boost] Java bindings for boost (was RE: [git] Mercurial?)
From: Nathan Ridge (zeratul976_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-03-20 02:27:16

> Nathan Ridge wrote:
> > > > You're kidding right? If not - let's switch Boost to Java - it's
> > > > way more popular!
> > >
> > > As a first step, boost could provide Java bindings similar to the
> > > existing python bindings. Anyone?
> >
> > What purpose would that serve? A lot of Boost's functionality is
> > covered by the Java
> > standard library, and for the rest, the concepts don't map well to Java
> > (try writing Java bindings to MPL...).
> But wouldn't your arguments apply to the existing python bindings in the same way?
> Anyway, that suggestion wasn't meant too serious. (More precisely, I know too little about this subject for being able to judge whether this suggestion could make sense or not.)

I confess, I do not know anything about the existing python bindings. I'm
aware of a library called Boost.Python, but my understanding is that this
is a library for creating python bindings to any C++ library, rather than
being python bindings for Boost itself. Could you provide a link to the
existing python bindings?


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