Posted by: Anonymous
on December 10, 2008 04:22 PM
I don't think most people realize the benefits and reasons for using Vala over other languages. Vala is translated to C and GNOME is written in C which makes it much easier to maintain existing libraries without having to rewrite them or cause confusion with different object systems. No other language could wrap around Glib so neatly. Vala was created with Glib specificly in mind. Vala will make it easy for people to actually code GNOME programs without rewriting the entire underlying system in a new language.