Another option is SOAP4R and PySOAP.  However, depending on your desire to get
rid of the "legacy" Python code, SWIG may be your best bet.

- Wilkes

--- Phil Tomson <ptkwt / shell1.aracnet.com> wrote:
> In article <7c40e468.0209141347.4d338e56 / posting.google.com>,
> Sam Hunting <shunting / etopicality.com> wrote:
> >A clueless Ruby newbie seeks help...
> >
> >I have gotten Ruby's amazing Linda tuplespace up and running which was
> >incredibly easy, so not using Ruby is not an option -- and I have a
> >database (not relational, not at all standard, written in C) that I
> >must use a Python extension to query and capture result sets, so not
> >using Python is not an option.
> 
> Well, since the database is written in C you could write a C extention for 
> Ruby just as you have for Python.  Perhaps you could use SWIG 
> (http://www.swig.org) for this?  I would suggest that this would probably 
> be easier than having Python query your C database and pass the info to 
> Ruby.
> 
> Phil


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