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From Joerg Heinicke <joerg.heini...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: FYI: Using Java to define Cocoon Flow
Date Sun, 18 May 2003 10:23:07 GMT
Hallo Claas,

falls du es noch nicht auf cocoon-dev gelesen hast, hier die Begründung 
von Stefano, warum JavaScript für Flow verwendet wird:

Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> So, don't get me wrong, it's just
> that we should not fail to see *why* we have the flow in javascript:
> 
>  1) we have continuations
>  2) syntax is friendly to java developers
>  3) syntax is friendly to DHTML/Flash client side developers
>  4) syntax is java-unfriendly enough to force you to separate your
> business logic into java strongly-typed components
> 
> I see no other scripting language that gives us all this. Even the use
> of java itself (if it had continuations) we improve #2 but miss #3 and #4.
> 
> IMHO, the current implementation brings the best social balance.

Jörg



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