[JDEV] Client scriping language

Scott Robinson scott at tranzoa.com
Fri Aug 6 23:29:54 CDT 1999

Hmm. I sorta discounted creating a new scripting language because it a)
would be reinventing the wheel and b) it would only add to confusion. If we
use a already known language, it allows others to convert quicker.


* Paul L. McNeely translated into ASCII [Sat, Aug 07, 1999 at 12:13:21AM -0400][<001f01bee08b$324c74e0$e69ca8d0 at marshall.edu>]
> Why not derive a scripting language that is jabber specific? What I was even
> thinking actually since there has been a lot of talk about skins is actually
> have a script set the skin, up, button positions, lenght/width/etc. that way
> whatever skin you use may make the interface look totally different. You
> couldn't even have the script read constants to determine if the skin is
> compatible with the client (wouldn't want to try running a win32 skin on a
> unix console now would we?) I think it would however make X and 32 skins
> compatible, as long as both had the same dynamic interface and scripting
> engine.
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