built-in scripting languages
bryanlarsen at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 22 20:04:21 CET 2007
There are already (I assume) at least two very powerful scripting
languages on the OpenMoko.
The first is sh in whatever variant they decide to include. I've used
sh to write CGI scripts on a couple of deeply embedded web servers;
you'd be surprised how much can be done with just boa+busybox.
has closures and other cool stuff that python is only now getting).
stock build, perhaps it would be nice to allow it to be used outside of
its browser sandbox?
The power of Perl & Python lies not in the language itself; the power is
the huge standard libraries as well as external libraries available. On
an embedded platform, these cannot be necessarily counted on.
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