2011/9/5 Ofnuts <ofn...@laposte.net>: > On 09/05/2011 07:57 PM, Martin Nordholts wrote: >> If we look at what programming languages that are popular , we can >> see that the vast majority of languages in use today have a syntax >> where 1 + 1 is written "1 + 1" and not "(+ 1 1)". If we want to have a >> main scripting language that as many as possible can use with as >> little effort as possible, Scheme is simply not an alternative. For >> most programmers, Scheme is an odd language. In the long term I think >> it is inevitable that we need to replace Scheme with something that >> has a syntax that is more mainstream. > > I wholeheartedly agree with that. > >> However, doing the switch is a huge task and we have other things that >> are more important to work on, so I don't see this happening any time >> soon. > > Haven't we got a quite nice Python interface already?
Yes we do, which is nice, but Scheme still has higher status. In particular, the format of gimprc files etc are Scheme-ish, and the default batch interpreter is Script-Fu. / Martin -- My GIMP Blog: http://www.chromecode.com/ "Single-window mode feature complete" _______________________________________________ Gimp-developer mailing list Gimp-developer@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU https://lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU/mailman/listinfo/gimp-developer