[OS X Emacs] Applescript hooks

Brad Anderson brad at sankatygroup.com
Tue Feb 9 21:47:40 EST 2010

On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 3:15 PM, David Reitter <david.reitter at gmail.com>wrote:

> Brad,
> On Feb 9, 2010, at 2:53 PM, Brad Anderson wrote:
> > Where would one change Aquamacs around to successfully interact with
> Applescript requests? I’m trying:
> Good question.  You would have to implement the appropriate (delegate)
> methods as, presumably, discussed in the Cocoa documentation.  The
> appropriate source files are nsterm.m, nsfns.m and, possibly, nsterm.h.  I'm
> not familiar with the AppleScript API, but I suspect you'll have to define a
> dictionary, ideally dynamically (at runtime).
> The best implementation would make all Lisp variables and perhaps commands
> or all functions available through AppleScript.  A simple way to do that
> would be to define some "eval" command, taking a string that is executed as
> Elisp code.    (Obviously, there's little general value in duplicating a
> small part of what Elisp can do using the AppleScript syntax.)
> Let me know if you need further info regarding how things are done in
> nsterm.m and friends.  (You may want to subscribe to the aquamacs-devel
> mailing list.)

Yeah, I'm not so hopeful.  After opening nsterm.m, I realized that was the
first Obj-C file I've ever opened.  Going to slink back to Erlang and hope
someone feels like knocking this out.  I have no clue.

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