Re: External dependency proposal: Vala
- From: Shaun McCance <shaunm gnome org>
- To: Jürg Billeter <j bitron ch>
- Cc: desktop-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: External dependency proposal: Vala
- Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2009 10:50:42 -0500
On Mon, 2009-10-12 at 17:35 +0200, Jürg Billeter wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-10-12 at 11:10 -0400, Ryan Lortie wrote:
> > I'd like to propose Vala as an official external dependency for GNOME
> > 2.30.
> > [...]
> > This is therefore a 'special' external dependency: it would only be
> > required when building from git (or hacking on the code).
> > It makes sense that we depend on the most recently available version at
> > this point -- 0.7.7.
> Vala 0.8.0 will be released this week and from this point on, the
> language syntax is considered stable and no backward incompatible
> changes will be applied during the 0.8 series. We also intend to keep
> backward compatibility with 0.8 when releasing 1.x, assuming we don't
> find severe issues in the syntax in the meantime.
Is there a language specification? There's a nice tutorial and
tons of sample code on the wiki, but an honest-to-goodness spec
would be nice for something like this.
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