Plea to developers: Make data for all applications available to scripting languages

Giles Jones giles.jones at
Sun Sep 16 03:27:50 CEST 2007

On 15 Sep 2007, at 22:53, J F wrote:

> What I would like to see is ALL programs having a way of getting at  
> their
> data from a scripting language. I don't know if it makes sense to  
> have some
> guidelines for developers to make it easier for this information to  
> be got
> at. This would be for someone more competent than me to suggest.

Quite simply, if long term storage utilises and embedded database  
then so long as the scripting language can access it then it will be  

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