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Re: new scripts and patches for devscripts

On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 11:18 AM, Bernd Zeimetz <bernd@bzed.de> wrote:
> On 03/09/2011 01:05 AM, Roger Leigh wrote:
>>> Most of the script are written in Python. Rewriting them to get them
>>> included in devscripts is too much work without benefit. devscripts
>>> would depend on python then.
>> Most of the scripts are short.  Rewriting would be fairly simple, and
>> may be beneficial in removing the Ubuntu-specific bits.
> Python si very common these days, I think allowing Python scripts to go
> into devscripts would bring some more contributors and useful scripts to
> devscripts. I think there is no need to waste a developer's time to
> rewrite working stuff in a different language.

I also think that going off and writing scripts in Python when one knows
that devscripts is a Perl and shell project is the wrong way to try to
contribute.  One generally tries to work with a project, not write a lot
of code in a language the project isn't using and then come back later
to try and push that code into the project.

GPG Key: 1024D/61326D40 2003-09-02 James Vega <jamessan@debian.org>

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