- From: "Aaron Trevena" <aaron trevena gmail com>
- To: "discussions about usage and development of dia" <dia-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Graph::ASCII::Dia
- Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2006 13:39:10 +0000
On 23/03/06, Aaron Trevena <aaron trevena gmail com> wrote:
On 22/03/06, Hans Breuer <hans breuer org> wrote:
Thats one of the things I find annoying about dia - WTF should I learn
python and rewrite cpan modules just to call a script from dia - lame
Very impressing and motivating words. Feel free to provide Perl bindings
to Dia or do what ever you see fit ;)
Of course if there was a binding API to build on, rather than just
some nasty python hackery I might bother.
Ah, I see Hans has already pointed out on list that he'd rather
everybody learn python that actually be helpful in anyway towards a
language independant API.
I thought I'd have a quick look to see how I would be able to add a
perl binding, as that would be useful, unfortunately there is zero
documentation of how the existing python binding works so I would have
to re-implement from scratch - yeay open source, yeay for knowledge
sharing and cooperation. Instead I just see heckling and anti perl
flames and bigotry from Hans.
How about some useful information Hans (or anybody else), or do I have
to have a hard time reading thru the Dia source code because you did.
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