Thread-topic: What's so great about AppleScript, anyway? (was Re: Tell Blocks Considered Harmful)
On 12/14/08 2:51 AM, "Chris Page" <email@hidden> wrote:
> AppleScript has syntax designed to directly express the Apple Event
> Object Model. Again, despite its weaknesses, I don't believe the
> possibly higher precision of other languages beats being able to write:
> tell application "Finder" to move (every file whose name ends with
> ".txt") to folder "Text Files"
Right. I don't know any other language that enables 'whose' clauses and the
power that comes with them. That's a big one.
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