Re: [gtk-list] Re: New key-binding system

On Fri, Jul 10, 1998 at 10:26:11AM +0100, Steve Hosgood wrote:
> Owen Taylor wrote (in two different messages recently):
> > Though, one example I used when I first proposed this to
> > Tim Janik was for an application with an embedded Perl
> > interpreter:
> > 
> >  bind "<Alt>:" { 
> >   "execute-script" ("$e = shift; $e->set_text (eval $e->get_text)")
> >  }
> So much for the ideal (quoted here recently) that GTK should be simple
> and concise and non-bloated!
> Here we see one of the senior GTK gurus contemplating an embedded PERL
> interpreter, merely to permit a few people to run their late 1990's
> GUI programs in antiquated turn-of-the-80's glass-TTY mode!

If you read the mail carefully you'll notice that no one proposed
integrating a perl interpreter in the gtk core.

lupus, happily using Perl/Gtk all the time.

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