Re: Scripting in Gnome

On 03Feb2004 01:47PM (+0000), jamie wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-02-03 at 11:55, Larry W. Virden wrote:
> > Or are you saying that your new engine can, via these xml files, be
> > told how to interpret any language? 
> Yes that's right. Supported Language features would be limited though to
> what is appropriate for a macro language.
> The current engine I'm about to write will use the python interpreter so
> the xml files will define a grammar for the language and specify how
> they are translated to python.

So call me thick, but how is XML useful for expressing syntax and
semantics of an arbitrary language? I work on a web browser and a
JavaScript implementation, so don't be afraid to use big words and


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