[Pythonmac-SIG] Re. [ann] AppScripting 0.1.0
oussoren at cistron.nl
Fri Nov 21 01:16:29 EST 2003
On 21 nov 2003, at 1:02, has wrote:
> Jack wrote:
>> This I like, I think. It has the advantage that you should be able to
>> use the standard Python introspection features on aeve objects,
>> something I missed with I looked at AppScripting.
> I'm still curious here about how introspection is being used, and to
> what purpose? Anyone shed some light for me? I suspect introspecting
> AS wouldn't do you much good anyway; better to read the docs to learn
> what's going on. Though knowing what you're looking for'd give me a
> better idea.
Introspection would be usefull in an IDE-style environment
(class-browser, completion). The IDE could be taught about how to fetch
the necessary information for applescript interfaces, but using the
usual introspection features is much more convenient.
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