Subject: Re: Scripting with Visual Basic Clone
From: Big Ed (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Jun 28 2000 - 17:36:46 CDT
Actually that's a pretty good idea. One of the things that is going to have
to happen is people are going to have to learn yet another scripting
language to create macros/etc., but if you can use a VBS clone, that will
make the transition CONSIDERABLY easier. But please remember to restrict
the ever-living mess out of the VB clone to avoid macro virii.
Also, I haven't taken a look at all on how Abiword displays text, but what
would need to take place to anti-alias the fonts? I know this is probably
beating a dead penguin, but I'm just curious where the anti-aliasing would
need to take place. (Abiword, Gnome, X, etc...)
*going back to lurking now....*
>As long as you don't let them write to ~/.profile or something like that...
>Computing without a condom regards
> > I have been looking around for some cross platform visual basic clones,
> > for macro scripting. I think this would be very handy for people
> > word, and would also make opening word documents with macros much
> > I found one called script basic, that can be found here:
> > http://script.basic.hu/html/index.html.
> > There are quite a few others, and they can be found on freshmeat. Maybe
> > would be a good option for macros and scripting, as there a lot of
> > people(potential users) already familiar with VB syntax and usage.
> > Ash.
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