[plt-scheme] request: pointers to FFI intro

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Sun Nov 21 15:22:56 EST 2004

If your Python libs are plain C libs, test Eli's library to include  
them in 299. It should be a breeze. -- Matthias

On Nov 19, 2004, at 7:12 PM, Kirk Miller wrote:

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> I would like to use certain python libraries (pygame)
> from
> DrScheme (using the "graphical" mzscheme language). I
> would hope someone on the list can point me to some
> "hello world" examples of this.
> I read the CFFI doc at
> http://download.plt-scheme.org/doc/204/html/mzc/mzc-Z-H 
> -2.html#node_chap_2
> but I'm not sure I'm on the right path.
> I guess I must use "CPython" to access python
> functions via C. Is that right?
> Might it also be possible to call python functions
> from mzscheme through .Net which they both support
> AFAIK? Would that perform acceptably?
> If this were simply a logic oriented app I would just
> use XML-RPC and be done but performance is essential
> to
> a graphical program.
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