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From Ovidiu Predescu <>
Subject Re: [RT] Flowmaps
Date Wed, 19 Jun 2002 22:37:08 GMT
On 6/18/02 3:54 AM, "giacomo" <> wrote:

> On Mon, 17 Jun 2002, Sylvain Wallez wrote:
>> Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
>>> [NOTE: Giacomo and I spent a full evening and the next day (during
>>> "Italy vs. Mexico"! consider that!) talking about these things, so the
>>> above reflects design concepts of both of us]
>> Wow, so this is *really important* for you ;)
> Of course ;)
>> In France, we no more have this kind of problem :(
> I'd like to express my condolences ;)

Me too, to both of you ;)

> [...]
>> This item has been discussed in the scope of performance, as we can't
>> imagine writing the whole business logic in JavaScript. Rhino provides a
>> natural interface to Java, and the flowmap should be considered as a
>> continuation-enabled glue between various business logic components
>> written in Java. Also, business logic can return Java objects that are
>> held in flow script variables, and thus benefit from the continuations
>> mechanism (provided they are serializable). So both worlds are
>> complementary : the intrepreted flow script provides continuation
>> support to compiled Java business logic.
> We also talked about having a Java implementation of the flowmap even if
> we have to sacrifice continuation for that but can gain performance.

This sounds interesting. Can you give us some more hints along these lines?

Ovidiu Predescu <> (Apache, GNU, Emacs...)

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