[Muby-talk] Muby

Bill Garrett 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
project :)

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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