Hi, On Friday 16 Juli 2010 Matthew Barnes wrote: > On Fri, 2010-07-16 at 15:54 +0200, Christian Hilberg wrote: > > Within our project it has been brought up that POSIX shell scripts might > > be a good choice in order to keep a low profile depencency-wise. > > Personally, I would prefer a higher-level scripting language which will > > offer more facility (esp. when it comes to mocking certain services or > > other complex things which will be a little bit painful to do in shell > > scripts). Nonetheless, I can perfectly understand the reasons if one > > prefers POSIX shell or something the like. > > I think Python would be the most palatable choice for GNOME software. > And you should be able to rig up a mock service pretty easily with the > libraries it provides.
python has been accepted as the one single language for scripting within the evolution-kolab project, with an if-ever-needed-fallback, which is POSIX shell script (which we will try to avoid since python should be even more portable today than POSIX shell scripts are). Best regards, Christian -- kernel concepts GbR Tel: +49-271-771091-14 Sieghuetter Hauptweg 48 Fax: +49-271-771091-19 D-57072 Siegen http://www.kernelconcepts.de/
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