[IAEP] Alpha API Docs are up.
Marco Pesenti Gritti
mpg at redhat.com
Tue Jun 10 10:30:04 CEST 2008
Albert Cahalan wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 4:31 AM, Marco Pesenti Gritti <mpgritti at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 7:51 AM, Albert Cahalan <acahalan at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I'm also not seeing how I could call this from, say, FORTRAN.
>>> Usually people explain things in terms of the C language, allowing
>>> most any language to call the API. If you're not doing that, then
>>> the next best thing is to describe things at the assembly level.
>> You obviously can't call this in fortran, since it's python API.
> This is extremely limiting. I hope you will fix it ASAP.
> All API code should be language-neutral, since there is
> zero chance of getting the world to agree that any one
> programming language is the very best. There is also the
> matter of existing code, much of which is valuable and
> not at all reasonable to rewrite.
A lot of the API is accessible through DBus (presence service and
datastore). The graphics API should be in C ideally, but we had no time
to do so yet. Help welcome :)
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