Using scripting languages for KDE4 main modules
Gary L. Greene Jr.
greeneg at phoenuxos.com
Tue Oct 3 18:57:12 BST 2006
On Tuesday 03 October 2006 13:51, Matt Newell wrote:
> On Tuesday 03 October 2006 06:58, Richard_Dale at tipitina.demon.co.uk wrote:
> > On Tuesday 03 October 2006 14:29, Luciano Montanaro wrote:
> > > On Sunday 01 October 2006 20:40, Stephen Leaf wrote:
> > > > On Sunday 01 October 2006 7:31 am, Guillaume Laurent wrote:
> > > > > On Sunday 01 October 2006 13:00, Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> > > > > > I don't think it would be possible to reach a consensus on this
> > > > > > one: python <-> ruby <-> java <-> c# ...
> > > > >
> > > > > We want a script language, so Java and C# are out of consideration,
> > > > > the added value compared to C++ just isn't worth it. So it's
> > > > > between Python and Ruby (at least we all agree that Perl is a no-go
> > > > > :-) ).
> > > >
> > > > not everyone, I hate the python syntax. And as for ruby syntax?..
> > > > I've seen scribbles that were more readable. Maybe it was just the
> > > > examples on the official page I dunno but it just churned my stomach.
> > > > I personally prefer Perl out of those 3 choices.
> > >
> > > What is the state of Perl bindings?
> > There is no work going into the Qt4 version of PerlQt, although it
> > wouln't take a huge amount of effort to adapt the Qt4 QtRuby bindings.
> I have the old perlqt bindings working for qt4. Signals and slots work,
> but only a small portion of the classes are wrapped, and all the
> auto-figure-out-what-features-your-qt-has is ripped out. So it would still
> require a lot of work to get them up to release quality, and I HATE perl,
> so I'm not going to work on them.
> But if there is interest i will send a tarball that could really get
> someone started. Btw, i have them building on windows too with only mingw,
> perl, and qt as dependancies.
PLEASE :) I'd like to get that tarball as I just told Richard that I'm
interested in working on getting the Qt/KDE bindings for Qt4 and Perl up to
par for us Perl hackers.
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