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Re: Higher level languages as part of the core of SVN

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2006-12-14 09:09:34 CET

On 12/13/06, Daniel Rall <dlr@collab.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Oct 2006, Daniel Berlin wrote:
> ...
>
> > If we were going to have a core set of libs, and use a HLL to write
> > the client, i'd do the libs in C++ and use python.
>
> FWIW, this is my preference, too. I'd even be game for keeping the
> libraries in C if we could switch to writing the executables in a HLL
> (preferable Python ;).

+1

Note that this would not necessarily imply a 2.0 release. Nor would it
preclude a future implementation that uses Lua in some capacity. The
Lua thing is neat, but I think that is going to be a "try it on a
branch so we can evaluate the benefits/costs" rather than any advanced
buy-in.

Cheers,
-g

-- 
Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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