[vlc-devel] commit: Lua Scripts on Windows have to go to scripts/ and not share/ lua since no share/ is used on windows. (Jean-Baptiste Kempf )

Christophe Mutricy xtophe at chewa.net
Mon Apr 7 21:11:30 CEST 2008

On Sun, Apr 06, 08 at 12:08 -0700, Jean-Baptiste Kempf wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 06, 2008 at 08:08:30PM +0200, Antoine Cellerier wrote :
> > Why scripts and not lua? Keeping it more or less consistent between
> > different platforms would help ... especially when people start writing
> > scripts and reading the documentation.
> Because it is more clear for a newbie that he has a scripts/ folder to
> add new scripts than a lua/, which doesn't mean anything to him.
> Imagining that in the future some people from the community release
> different lua scripts and that the users have to put them in the good
> folder doesn't seems so ackward.
> Having share/ on windows is unconsistent with everything else.

I do agree with removing share (or we have to move skins and http in it)

But why scripts and not lua? what if someone codes a module based on
another languague ?
I think the win user is not that clueless, if he's told to get a lua
scripts, which will have a .lua extension, he will think to look in the
lua dir.


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