Re: official support for more scripting languages in gnome needed

> > >
> > > And it will also result in at least one fewer Gnome user.  Me.
> > >
> >
> > And me. :-).
> Why should you care what language a useful tool is written in?  For many
> tasks, there is no noticable speed or CPU usage problems when choosing a
> scripting language.  Often these languages let the programmer write
> shorter programs that are less likely to have bugs in them.  Why is this a
> bad thing?
> Do you refuse to play AisleRiot because the game rules are written in
> scheme?
> I am not sure I am in favour of rewriting existing applications in python
> or perl just for the sake of using a scripting language though.
> James.

You are making the argument for Visual Basic.  Do you remember the
proliferation of *very* bad programs when VB hit?  What is the next step?
Perl macros in email?


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