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From Vivek Khera <kh...@kciLink.com>
Subject Re: Inline.pm and the future of XS
Date Mon, 05 Mar 2001 17:57:01 GMT
>>>>> "SB" == Stas Bekman <stas@stason.org> writes:

SB> some new library comes out tomorrow, it takes probably minutes to write
SB> the glue.

SB> Of course it'll take the same time to do the same for XS gurus, but
SB> remember that many aren't.

The first time I had to make a Perl binding for a C library, it took
me about 2 hours to figure out how to do it.  Using XS to bind Perl
directly to a C API is trivial.  Making it perl-ish is the hard part.

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