Using scripting languages for KDE4 main modules

Benjamin Meyer ben at
Tue Oct 3 15:41:56 BST 2006

On Monday 02 October 2006 15:02, Allan Sandfeld Jensen wrote:
> On Sunday 01 October 2006 14:29, Maksim Orlovich wrote:
> > > Yes, but for non-basic apps which can be written in a scripting
> > > language, it's
> > > better if they are all written in the same one, so we can limit both
> > > memory
> > > usage and dependencies to a single binding.
> >
> > Some of the concern about resource usage is addressed by Smoke, I think,
> > which is used by most bindings ---- well, except PyQt, oops.
> >
> > Of course, using KJS is basically free, and KJSEmbed is very light....
> KJS is an automatic. May not be so usefull for applications but is perfect
> in application scriptin.
> Besides KJS we should have one major script language: Ruby or Python. Vote
> on it or pick straws if necessary.
> `Allan

I vote for LISP and then you can make your Ruby or Python in it....  Seriously 
why does it have to be one?  Why can't we support whatever we want and time 
will determine what is used.

-Benjamin meyer

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