[Monetdb-developers] Information request

Fabian Groffen Fabian.Groffen at cwi.nl
Sun Nov 20 21:45:10 CET 2011


On 20-11-2011 09:50:31 +0100, luca paganotti wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 20, 2011 at 5:19 AM, Fabian Groffen <[1]Fabian.Groffen at cwi.nl>
> wrote:
>> We prefer bindings to be written in the language itself, as much as
>> possible.  I'm almost sure wrapping the MAPI C-API in Eiffel will result
>> in something foreign to the language (if you can figure out pre and post
>> conditions anyway).
> 
> the intermediate results of an eiffel system build are c source files, then
> to have the final results you use a C compiler, I don't see any language
> mismatch.

Sure, but mapping each C function into a C-wrapper for Eiffel will make
a mess.  Swig is a well known example of that.

I would more expect something like:
http://archive.eiffel.com/products/store.html
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