[Openmcl-devel] Applescript

Greg Pfeil greg at technomadic.org
Tue Feb 8 04:35:25 UTC 2005


On 7 Feb 2005, at 20:25, Dan Knapp wrote:

>   I forget who mentioned Applescript, but I just thought I'd point out 
> this blog entry in case not everybody reads Planet Lisp:

It was probably me, and I do :)

>   It doesn't look at all difficult to turn this into a general-purpose 
> framework for
> calling Applescript.  Of course it would be nice to have things like 
> Lisp wrappers
> for the dictionary functions, but really, those could come later.  
> This still leaves
> the hard part, which is making it so OpenMCL apps can be controlled by 
> OSA.

Yeah, the two things I'm (kind of) working on are having OpenMCL send 
Apple Events, and then (in some far-off future) allowing OpenMCL to be 
an Apple Event handler (I _think_ this requires that OpenMCL be 
embeddable in C, but I'm probably just missing something).

In any case, when I say "working on", I mean "not really". Haven't 
really had any time to put into this, but I _am_ pounding away on 
OpenMCL on a daily basis, so I guess that counts for something.




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