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Re: Oddities with dynamic modules

From: Yuri Khan
Subject: Re: Oddities with dynamic modules
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 23:04:13 +0700

On Mon, Feb 11, 2019 at 10:46 PM Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:

> > Convenience is not a design goal of the module API. The primary design
> > goals are robustness, stability, simplicity, and minimalism.
> I thought simplicity and convenience of use tramps simplicity of the
> implementation, so it is strange to read arguments to the contrary.
> IME, inconvenient interfaces are the main reason for them being
> unstable, but that's me.

A good middle ground is a minimalistic (but sufficient) API at the
host side, plus idiomatic convenience wrapper libraries for each
client language. (The latter need not be maintained by the host API

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