Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of ScriptSupport


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Timestamp:
Oct 19, 2013 10:27:51 PM (4 years ago)
Author:
MichaelRay
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minor fixes

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  • ScriptSupport

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    33It's not a matter of the developers being lazy, it's just a very difficult problem to solve aesthetically.
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    5 Probably by far the biggest issue would be of chosing ''which'' scripting language.
     5Probably by far the biggest issue would be of choosing ''which'' scripting language.
    66S-Lang is often suggested since Mutt can already be linked against it to use its screen management capabilities in place of ncurses.
    77The problem is that everyone has their own favorite scripting language (eg. Perl, Python, TCL, Scheme).
     
    1515Not all functions can be applied to every mode (consider Emacs:
    1616even when you have different major modes, there is still a concept of a cursor-up or cursor-down operation).
    17 So each instrinsic function (the builtin functions available to scripts) would basically have to keep track
     17So each intrinsic function (the built-in functions available to scripts) would basically have to keep track
    1818of what modes it is allowed to be called from--messy.
    1919(ie, you can't call group-reply while in the file browser because that wouldn't make sense).