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From Andrey Upadyshev <>
Subject Re: I want to be participated in Etch developing
Date Fri, 01 Jan 2010 14:45:34 GMT
Thank you, Scott,
I will check c-binding sources and notes and make some decision about 
c++-binding implementation.

One more question, why etch start making a C-binding instead of a 
I ask it because it seems that a C language is not so popular as C++ and 
because a C++-binding can use a power of a well known Boost library.


scott comer wrote:
> Oliora wrote:
>> Hello, all!
>> I want to be participated in Etch developing.
>> I am interesting in creation of a C++ and Python language binding (both
>> runtime and compiler parts) and I can be helpful because I have a good
>> knowledge in C++ (~ 5 years of a commercial developing) and some 
>> knowledge
>> in Python (~ 3 month of a developing).
>> Andrey Upadyshev
>> P.S. Sorry for my English
> hi andrey,
> one idea for a c++ binding would be to use the c binding. the existing 
> c binding needs some
> small amount of work to make it compile and build. there are notes 
> left behind by the author, but
> nobody has yet had time to figure it out. one of our committers, 
> youngjin park, has also offered
> to take it on. once the runtime is made to work, a compiler to 
> generate code using the runtime
> would be pretty easy.
> my thinking is, once you understand the way the c binding works, you 
> could c++ify it. or start
> over and use c# or java as templates / examples.
> the source code for the c binding is on trunk, which is currently more 
> or less the same as the
> 1.1 dev stream.
> notes are here:

> i believe the current build is using the visual studio 2003. (the rest 
> of the etch build uses
> vs 2005).
> perhaps james will say something about the status of the python binding.
> scott out

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