Stephen Kellett wrote:
> In message <c715e6405060313335c5be6c7 / mail.gmail.com>, Joe Van Dyk 
> <joevandyk / gmail.com> writes
> 
>> 1)  C extensions allow us to easily integrate with external existing
>> software, but I don't know how Perl or Python does in that respect.
> 
> 
> Having recently written some Ruby and Python extensions I'd say they are 
> about the same level of complexity. The extensions I wrote did the same 
> thing for each language and took roughly the same amount of time. The 
> Python extension used a bit less code and was easier to write, but the 
> differences are trivial and not worth arguing over.

I like the way that Ruby extensions appear (to a Ruby program) to be a 
*real* Ruby object/class, no different than if I had coded it in Ruby.

I'm interested to know if the same thing true of Python extensions?

Thanks,
Curt