[webkit-dev] Rewriting binding code generator, maybe?

Eric Seidel eric at webkit.org
Wed Apr 10 15:36:08 PDT 2013

I know some folks in our TOK office have expressed strong interest in
re-writing it in python for Blink.  Perhaps there is an opportunity
for some x-project collaboration here.

On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 3:32 PM, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa at webkit.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> Can we rewrite CodeGenerator*.pm in Ruby or Python?  I feel that the current
> code is very hard to understand and hack on.  In particular we have
> CodeGenerator.pm and CodeGeneratorJS.pm (CodeGeneratorV8.pm has been
> removed), and we need to merge them anyway.
> I've seen many people expressing their inability to improve the binding code
> because of its being written in Perl.
> I'm not necessarily volunteering to do the work myself at this moment but I
> wanted to see if there is any interest in this idea or not.
> - R. Niwa
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