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- Subject: Re: Lua and Neko comparison
- From: Don Hopkins <dhopkins@...>
- Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2006 17:33:18 -0700
Chris Marrin wrote:
"Ah, but that's different" :)
Ah, but that's differentLY.
Not really. AppleScript IS oddball. And it's in the past. Look at
dashcode, which we just previewed and will be released in Leopard. It
scripting with it. AppleScript is around for compatibility. In fact,
one of the reasons Apple can't tolerate another scripting language is
because then one day there would be yet another legacy scripting
language to support forever.
Since when did Apple support any of their legacy scripting languages
I thought they just dumped them then pretended they never existed.
I can't find any mention of ScriptX on Apple's web site -- where do I go
Is speed and memory usage an issue, or is that kind of stuff totally
irrelevant at Apple?
Hopefully you're not using Spidermonkey -- it's the slowest, least
memory efficient scripting language by far -- even PHP leaves it in the