[Panel-devel] lua bindings

Ariel Manzur puntob at gmail.com
Fri Apr 28 12:33:30 CEST 2006

On 4/28/06, Matt Broadstone <mbroadst at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/28/06, Ariel Manzur <puntob at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi..
> >
> > I'm interested in doing bindings for parts of the kde api to the Lua
> > scripting language for a 'summer of code project'; I sent a mail to
> > kde-bindings and Richard Dale suggested I could work on the plasma
> > api..
> >
> Ah yeah I saw your post to the kjsembed list, we've been pretty busy
> recently sorry about that.
> > I saw on your developer pages that you're looking for language
> > bindings, so I was wondering, is there any interest in lua? I already
> > have bindings for the qt4 api (I maintain the project,
> > http://www.codenix.com/~tolua/lua_qt/), but no kde bindings.. would
> > that be a big obstacle in using plasma?
> >
> yeah lua bindings would be wonderful, however we don't currently have
> anything for you to bind to :) Working on KDE bindings would be a good
> start. I don't know how you have things laid out with your current
> bindings, but what would be really cool is if you could sort of model
> it after kjsembed, so you can have an embeddable interpreter for lua.
> This way we can dynamically load interpreters as needed. One more
> thing to consider is providing a way to define some hooks for your
> interpreter. What I'll try to do is get a framework out for the
> interpreters providing a standard naming for the hooks we'll most
> likely use etc. Do you ever come on irc, perhaps we could talk a
> little bit.

sure.. I'm on freenode all the time.. my nick is 'punto'.

> Cheers,
>    Matt Broadstone
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