Category Archives: Python

Rag And Bone

Usually, when writing bindings for a C library in a high level language, there’s a sweet spot where you have to leave the relative safety of an API similar to the library you are wrapping and the idiomatic correctness dictated … Continue reading

Posted in Hacking, Python | 6 Comments

John Saw That Number

Thanks to Ross and his mad python-fu skillz, now we have a working Python binding for gtkunique – for the brave souls which may want to use it. The repositories locations have been changed, after the servers update at OpenedHand, … Continue reading

Posted in announce, developer, GNOME, Hacking, ohand, Python | 2 Comments

Twist The Knife

Dear LazyWeb: I’m trying to clean up the python bindings for the next release of a GObject-based library, so I’m using pygtk and its codegen magic; unfortunately, being codegen.py an incredibly bad program, I can’t see why or how it’s … Continue reading

Posted in clutter, open-source, Python, rants | 1 Comment

How Good It Can Be

Corey, why on earth should we switch from an entire set of system configuration tools written in Perl to another one written in Python? Just for the sake of Python? Just because there are more Python zealots^Whackers on GNOME than … Continue reading

Posted in developer, Linux, Perl, Python, rants | 16 Comments