Toward Efficient Interactions Between Python and Native Libraries

Python has become a popular programming language because of its excellent
programmability. Many modern software packages utilize Python for high-level
algorithm design and depend on native libraries written in C/C++/Fortran for
efficient computation kerne… Read more


Sentinel Values in the Python Stdlib

Hi, Following some discussion on the python-dev mailing list, I’d like to poll your preferences on how we define sentinel values for optional function arguments. This is a minor detail, so ISTM most important that we reach a reasonable decision quickly,... (more…)

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