[PD] pdlua also into vanilla?

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Sun Jul 20 19:16:38 CEST 2008

On Jul 19, 2008, at 10:40 AM, marius schebella wrote:

> Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>> As a test yes, but not for the release.  It's changing too fast  
>> right now to maintain backwards compatibility, so including it  
>> would cause more problems than it would solve.
> I am not sure, if it really changes, or if it only adds new  
> features. I think the big problems (file naming, loader) are  
> solved, but not sure.
> I worked a lot with py/pyext and pdj in the past (which are also  
> candidates for pdx), but pdlua is the only scripting tool that can  
> easily integrate the language as a static library, because it is so  
> small. maintainance should be easier than with python and java.

Adding features is also changing.

>> I just had a thought: how about replacing Tcl/Tk with Lua/Tk?   
>> Just a thought...
> is this just a matter of replacing one with the other, or does this  
> mean every graphical part has to be rewritten?
> marius.

It would mean rewriting pd.tk in Lua and translating the Tcl/Tk code  
in the C files into Lua/Tk.



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