g-wrap and glib container types...

Robert Graham Merkel rgmerk@mira.net
Tue, 7 Nov 2000 22:03:33 +1100

Al Snell writes:
 > On Tue, 7 Nov 2000, Robert Graham Merkel wrote:
 > > conversion to the scheme data type for manipulation within scheme, and
 > > sometimes you want to keep it as a pointer to avoid unnecessary
 > > conversion overhead.  If you've got a more elegant way to handle
 > > things, I for one will be all ears :)
 > Use a lazy conversion. Always pass it in as a pointer, but also provide a
 > function to scheme that can convert such a pointer to a Scheme list?

That's essentially the current plan.  Rob Browning sent a mail to
-devel today explaining this in more detail.

Robert Merkel	                           rgmerk@mira.net