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From Justin Erenkrantz <jus...@erenkrantz.com>
Subject Re: mod_mbox helper scripts and programs
Date Tue, 10 Jan 2006 17:50:49 GMT
On Tue, Jan 10, 2006 at 06:47:42PM +0100, Maxime Petazzoni wrote:
> * Mads Toftum <mads@toftum.dk> [2006-01-10 18:44:51]:
> 
> > If "someone" were to contemplate making a general version of those
> > scripts - what would have a reasonable chance of getting accepted? perl?
> > ksh? C?
> 
> I don't see why these scripts have to run with Zsh. They should be
> able to run with SH w/o problems.

sh is not powerful enough.  The scripts rely on a lot of features that are
only in zsh.

> If not, Perl would be indeed a better solution since it is more spread
> than Python.

If I were doing it again, I'd do it in Python.  But, don't let that dictate
the final decision.  =)  -- justin

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