Scripting/Extensions BoF at Akademy?

Christoph Cullmann cullmann at
Sat Aug 9 22:54:42 BST 2014

> On Saturday, 2014-08-09, 18:04:18, Christoph Cullmann wrote:
> > 
> > for the JS scripting in KatePart I would be interested in a BoF, for the
> > Python stuff I have actually no clue how it works :P
> Neither do I but we can certainly discuss multi language support, etc as well
> if there is an interest by some participants.
> Some things like packaging is probably applicable in a very similar way.
> > Interesting would be, what we should use for scripting actually.
> > KatePart still uses QtScript which is in "maintainance" mode, I tried to
> > port to the the Qml/JSEngine stuff, but that was to buggy in 5.2, perhaps
> > in 5.3 and later it is usable.
> I was primarly thinking about QtScript. My understanding is that despite its
> label it is still the primary scripting module due to QJSEngine not having
> all
> the API yet and all work regarding it being concentrated on the QML use case.
> But, indeed, this is a good topic as well.
Actually, the Qt documentation states in the module list explicitly that QtScript
shall not be used for new stuff ;=)


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