memesis at gmail.com
Thu Oct 18 14:03:09 EDT 2007
I haven't been as active as I'd like to be in the last couple of weeks, but
all the stuff mentioned here is what made muby look like an attractive
I'll try to sit down and work on some of the existing TODOs that aren't
spoken for as of this weekend.
On 10/18/07, Sy Ali <sy1234 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I want to follow up on this topic.
> Regarding functionality, muby does not shield the user from the
> scripting language. The user is even free to change the way muby
> thinks and works from within their scripting without needing to
> directly modify the muby source code (which is also easy).
> So muby is more or less developed as a programmer's client.
> The downside is that a lot of helpful re-usable scripting isn't
> created so a non-programmer couldn't just pick it up and do something
> like, say, use an auto-mapper.
> But such things are programmable.
> muby is also made as an ncurses-based program. Summoning up popup
> windows with additional widgets and such is possible though, and I
> already explored a bit of Tk with Ruby.
> It's also possible to extend the scripting with other languages, but I
> myself haven't learned a lot of that.
> I think my next actionable item is to clean up my user scripting to
> give a good pile of example code so that everyday scripters - as
> opposed to serious programmers - could hack through it and do their
> own thing.
> I've achieved some _really_ cool and complex stuff already. =)
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