[Geany-Devel] [FT-plugins] Vala for prototyping

Matthew Brush mbrush at xxxxx
Sun Aug 28 10:55:23 UTC 2016

On 2016-08-27 04:09 PM, Matthew Brush wrote:
> Hi All,
> With respect to the efforts described in PR #1195[0] is anyone opposed
> to using Vala as a GObject code generator?
> I propose we use Vala as a way to generate GObject boilerplate while we
> hammer out the design of FT-plugins, and later once the design is more
> concrete, that we port the GObjects generated by valac to their
> hand-written C equivalents (after they won't be changed as much).
> It amounts to a few lines of code in `configure.ac` and `src/Makefile.am`.
> Is OK?
> P.S. This is only for the proposed 'ft-plugins' branch, not in
> master/release code.

Nevermind, I can just use it locally for prototyping. Don't want to get 
too sidetracked on something that's not strictly required and/or turn 
off anyone who doesn't want to use Vala.

Sorry for the noise.

Matthew Brush

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