Antoine van Gelder
hummingbird at hivemind.net
Sat Mar 17 09:52:26 EDT 2007
Ian Bicking wrote:
> Antoine van Gelder wrote:
>> Don Hopkins wrote:
>>> Of course it might just be more powerful and efficient to
>>> re-implement something like Klik-and-Play from scratch in Python, as
>>> a plug-in visual scripting component, which can be used to script a
>>> HyperCard-like gui environment, and games built on top of it like
>>> SimCity and Robot Odyssey.
>> Anyone know the current status of being able to turn an AST tree
>> emitted by the Python compiler module back into code after it has been
>> modified ?
> I think Boxer is an interesting middleground between a full visual
> scripting environment, and something more visual than typical Python
> source code. It's an old/dead project, and I never was able to actually
> get the code to run well (in OS 9 emulation), but the paper is
> interesting: http://www.soe.berkeley.edu/boxer/papers.html
Thanks Ian - the 'ports' concept in particular is giving me a lot of
food for thought!
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