Reporting system and potentially Python

Derek Atkins derek at
Wed Nov 16 00:16:04 EST 2011


On Tue, November 15, 2011 11:17 pm, John Ralls wrote:
> On Nov 15, 2011, at 7:24 PM, Derek Atkins wrote:
>> Hi,
>> This depends on your definition of 'wrapped.'  In general, C structures
>> are mapped to Scheme as opaque pointer objects, which requires using
>> getters/setters from guile to manipulate the object.  For example, you
>> can't just do Account->desc in scheme, you need to use
>> (xaccAccountGetDescription acc).
> Has anyone ever tried using the gnome 2 Guile bindings and whatever is the
> g_object_get mechanism from Guile?

Probably not, because I don't think it existed in a sufficient maturity
the last time we did a scheme generator migration (g-wrap -> swig).  What
is the current maturity of these bindings?  How supported are they?  Are
they being actively developed and maintained?  What does it buy us that we
don't already have?

> Regards,
> John Ralls


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