Using scripting languages for KDE4 main modules

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Sun Oct 1 14:11:20 BST 2006

Cyrille Berger wrote:
>In trunk, there is an initial support for kjs/kjsembed for kross. Even
> if I have never understood that decision (JavaScript is neither a good
> language for non-programmer, neither a language that is liked by
> programmers...), KOffice (and all applications that decide to use
> kross) will have support for KJS.

I remember these reasons from last year:

1) Language is simple, powerful and very similar to C++
2) There are a lot of developers out there that know JavaScript (think of 
the web)
3) We basically get it for free, with no extra dependencies
4) Trolltech is working in an even faster version of QSA

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