Re: Yet Another Python Binding

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It wouldn't be the worst idea to carry something like this in fontconfig repo itself...

On Tue, Sep 19, 2017 at 7:10 PM, Lawrence D'Oliveiro <ldo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I discovered recently that the Matplotlib project has put a bunch of
repos on GitHub, one of which is this
<>, their own Python binding for

Trouble is, they do it as an extension module written as C code. This
creates a lot of extra work, and is usually a waste of time. In most
cases (including Fontconfig), a binding can be created in pure Python
that works just as well with significantly less code, in this case a few
hundred lines less <>. And I
think I managed to squeeze in one or two extra functions that they
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