Still worth to look more deeply into Scheme?

Carsten Rinke carsten.rinke at
Sun Mar 6 09:08:57 EST 2016

Hi there,

after quite some time I started to recap on the activities that I had 
followed up.

Part of these were improvements on reports, mostly minor things like 
overlapping x-axis or introduction of line charts.

When coming to the line charts I came across the implementation of the 
networth charts.
My first impression is that these hint at a more modularized utilization 
of chart reports as this is implemented today.

I could think in the direction of working out a proposal for something 
more complex.

But is it still worth it?
Background to this question is that lately I read that scheme is 
considered clumsy and old-fashioned, so it should be take out of the 
project, replaced by something modern, maybe python.
If that is the case, I would stick to tiny improvements here and there 
that might make life a bit easier until the modernization has taken place.

What is the roadmap for replacing scheme with something else?
Will it be part of the C++ transition work, so it might be available 
around 2018?

Kind regards,

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