Converting Python

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Tue Sep 17 13:51:44 EDT 2013


Mark Wieder wrote:

> Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 9:21:29 AM, Richard wrote:
>> Mark Wieder wrote:
>>> Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 7:37:41 AM, Richmond wrote:
>>>> http://newsletters.livecode.com/june/issue50/newsletter1.php
>>> <g> I'd forgotten about that article. But bear in mind that I have it
>>> on good authority that the alternatelanguages function and the "do as"
>>> functionality will never be supported on linux...
>
>> ...until some intrepid soul dives into the code base to make it happen.
>
>> Got several weeks of spare time on your hands? :)
>
> I did it already. It ain't gonna happen. Here's the rejection notice:
>
> http://forums.runrev.com/viewtopic.php?f=66&t=15814#p80662

Thanks for your effort, and for the link.  I've added a comment there.

In the meantime, what could we do with "do...as..." that we can't do by 
calling Python/Perl/etc. from the command line via shell?

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