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Re: upcoming issues with python-hulahop, python-xpcom, xulrunner-1.9.2

On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 12:28:26PM +0100, Darren Salt wrote:
> I demand that Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton may or may not have written...
> [snip]
> > basically, an interpretation of the decision from the mozilla foundation is
> > that all languages but javascript can get lost.  i do not understand why,
> > after years of support thanks to xpcom, _just_ when there's a project which
> > actually _uses_ alternative language bindings 100% and i meaaan 100%, the
> > mozilla foundation slams the door in its face and in the face of every
> > other project using xpcom.
> I'm wondering whether I should start investigating alternative Javascript
> libraries, given Mozilla's (apparent) reluctance to install libmozjs as
> anything other than a private library for use by xulrunner-using apps.
> That said, if anybody is prepared to take the Ubuntu workaround for this in
> their gxine package and make that suitable for upstream, I'll take that
> instead. I did try to push for something which is acceptable for upstream,
> but no, distribution-specific workaround...
> (I suppose that I could create a Ubuntu-based chroot, but I'd rather avoid
> that.)

The XPCOM problems mentionned above have nothing to do with the libmozjs API.


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