Using scripting languages for KDE4 main modules

Scott Wheeler wheeler at
Sun Oct 1 21:18:37 BST 2006

Guillaume Laurent wrote:
> Did enforcing C++ as a single programming language hindered KDE ? No. Did 
> trying to have dozens of languages helped Gnome ? No. So why would it be 
> different if we choose a standard scripting language ?
Another advantage of having a "blessed" language is that it gives us a
second lingua franca.  I, for instance, don't know Ruby or Python.  I'll
learn one if it's useful, but I don't want to have to learn 4 people's
favorite language just to hack on KDE.


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