Re: New Module Proposal. libseed

On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 2:50 AM, Xan Lopez <xan gnome org> wrote:
> On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 9:47 AM, Robert Carr <carrr rpi edu> wrote:
>>> Can you commit to put in the few days work to make a patch for
>>> gnome-shell to use libseed? I think that makes it easy for the
>>> gnome-shell developers to go to libseed
>> Yes I can do this (and have been planning to) and put it in a branch,
>> but probably not for another week or so. The actual C patches are very
>> small...the biggest part is reviewing all the use of "let" statements,
>> and changing them...there should be no non-trivial changes though.
> Do you have any idea of how big a task adding 'let' support to JSC
> would be? Seems like that would be the real end of another contention
> point between gjs/seed.
> Xan

This is something I've looked at doing in the past...and I'm going to
talk to JSC people about it again in the next few days. The main
problem is finding an efficient way to implement it, which would be
the requirement for it being accepted upstream. I'm not familiar
enough with JSC internals, for this to be obvious to me. A naive
implementation, would be relatively straightforward (and I think I
mostly know how to do it), but I don't know if an efficient
implementation would be a comparable amount of work, or much more
difficult. I'll post here again once I find out a bit more on the

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