Python mentioned

David Fraser davidf at sjsoft.com
Wed Jun 23 09:55:34 CEST 2004


Lars Heuer wrote:
> Hi David,
> 
> 
>>python newbie wrote:
>>
>>>Page 3 or 3 of this article on XUL (xml-based way of  building browser-based
>>>apps in Mozilla), mentions that Python is built in as the scripting
>>>language)
>>>http://www.devx.com/webdev/Article/21350
>>>
>>>
>>
>>Note that this is talking about somebody else's XUL toolkit, not Mozilla
> 
> 
> The problem is that the author himself mixes Mozilla XUL and the
> luxor-xul of Gerald Bauer. There is a long fight from the Mozilla
> community against Gerald Bauer, because he spreads confusion with a
> technology which is named XUL, but is not (Mozilla) XUL (and the
> article is a good example for this confusion).
> 
> But it's true, that you can get access to Mozilla via pyXPCOM and
> maybe the Mozilla community will use Python as scripting language for
> the front-end (currently only JavaScript is supported).
> http://www.mozilla.org/events/dev-day-feb-2004/mozilla-futures/
> Especially:
> http://www.mozilla.org/events/dev-day-feb-2004/mozilla-futures/langs.html
> 
> Best regards,
> Lars
> 
> 
Can't wait for the day. I wonder how much better progress you could make 
using Python as the scripting language for the front end instead of 
having to work around javascript...

David



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