[Qgis-developer] Some concerns about QGIS on OS X, part 3
wonder.sk at gmail.com
Thu Feb 12 07:52:42 EST 2009
On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 3:03 AM, Mac Programmer <MacPgmr at fastermac.net> wrote:
>> We don't support many other languages - no fun if you're into Haskell,
>> Prolog, Ada or Basic. We've chosen to add Python support in addition
>> to native C++ and it was a good choice. I don't want to go into any
>> kind of language war, but I advise you to check out language
>> comparison at Ohloh . You'll find pascal in about 0.5% of monthly
>> commits, while python is somewhere at 7% and steadily growing.
> That 0.5% is probably about the same as the desktop Linux share of the OS
> marketplace and you don't hear people suggesting that it's time to euthanize
But you're comparing two different things.
While there's just little cost to maintain QGIS available for all
major OS (thanks to Qt), there's more maintenance cost for keeping
language bindings in sync.
>> Your posts seem to me more like trolling than some objective critics.
> Considering how much time I've spent working with QGIS and its API's and the
> 94 posts I've made on the QGIS forum in an attempt to help other users, that
> comment is more than a bit offensive.
My response was inappropriate, sorry.
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