(ctypes_ works at the ABI level, whereas `native C extensions`_
+* This is not `weave`_: it's the other way around. Weave is about
+ writing some C code to execute inline in the Python program; in CFFI
+ you write the *declarations* in C syntax but the execution of your
* We try to be complete. For now some C99 constructs are not supported,
but all C89 should be, including macros (and including macro "abuses",
which you can `manually wrap`_ in saner-looking C functions).
.. _`CPython native C extensions`: http://docs.python.org/extending/extending.html
.. _`native C extensions`: http://docs.python.org/extending/extending.html
.. _`ctypes`: http://docs.python.org/library/ctypes.html
+.. _`weave`: http://www.scipy.org/Weave
.. _`manually wrap`: `The verification step`_
platform as well as on Win32. There are some Windows-specific issues
-It currently supports CPython 2.x. Support for PyPy is coming soon.
-Support for CPython 3.x should not be too hard.
+It currently supports CPython 2.x. Support for CPython 3.x should not
+be too hard. Support for PyPy is coming soon. (In fact, the authors of
+CFFI are also on the PyPy team; we plan to make it the first (and
+fastest) choice for PyPy.)