OT: Vala is okay (was: Re: Repositioning the KDE brand)

Stefan Majewsky majewsky at gmx.net
Thu Jul 2 23:00:24 BST 2009

Am Donnerstag 02 Juli 2009 23:56:12 schrieb Aaron J. Seigo:
> On Thursday 02 July 2009, Friedrich W. H. Kossebau wrote:
> > I see 0 reasons to bash Vala. In fact, I would like a Vala-like language
> > also to write Qt/KDE programs.
> with the QtScript generator it's easy to get full access to Qt (and Qt
> based code) via  EcmaScript. it's certainly not identical to Vala, but
> offers a lot of the same sorts of benefits (though Qt also does not have
> some of the defects that Vala addresses lower in its stack)
> anyways, i agree that Vala is just fine for those who want to use it.
> that's not really the point here, of course :)

I think the point Friedrich wants to make is that Vala has the ease of a 
scripting language, which is tailored towards the toolkit it is manufactored 
for, but is a compiled language and therefore as fast as C++.

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