Using scripting languages for KDE4 main modules

Richard Dale Richard_Dale at
Wed Oct 4 15:46:10 BST 2006

On Wednesday 04 October 2006 15:22, Frans Englich wrote:
> > I like JavaScript - maybe because I haven't done all that much
> > programming with it. If you use the 'prototype.js' library that comes
> > with rails, it's like using a new language, and it makes JavaScript quite
> > ruby-like. I suggested to Rich Moore at aKademy that including it in
> > kjsembed would be a really good idea (it's quite small). Rich is adding
> > functionality to kjsembed to be able to include JavaScript from standard
> > locations which would allow it to use standard libs, and we can fix any
> > deficiencies in JavaScript.
> You mean patching Javascript with proprietary extensions?
> I don't think that would make the situation better.
No the Prototype framework isn't proprietary, here is the license:

/*  Prototype JavaScript framework, version 1.5.0_rc0
 *  (c) 2005 Sam Stephenson <sam at>
 *  Prototype is freely distributable under the terms of an MIT-style license.
 *  For details, see the Prototype web site:

-- Richard

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