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From Christopher Oliver <res1c...@verizon.net>
Subject Re: Java continuations with joeq
Date Sat, 21 Feb 2004 20:15:29 GMT
Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:

> Le Samedi, 21 fév 2004, à 17:13 Europe/Zurich, Christopher Oliver a 
> écrit :
>
>> ...I did some informal tests and it appears to actually be slower 
>> than interpreted Rhino (not sure exactly why, perhaps because Rhino 
>> bytecodes are higher level), but was significantly faster than 
>> BeanShell (which  is a Java source code interpreter).
>
>
> Is it a lot slower, do you think it would make a significant difference?
>
>> 2) It has an LGPL license.
>
>
> Means we might have to talk its author into changing the license, it 
> wouldn't be the first one ;-)
>
> Note also an interesting comment of Geert Bevin on Steven's weblog at
> http://blogs.cocoondev.org/stevenn/archives/001745.html, he says
> "I'll soon have added support for continuations with Groovy in RIFE too"
>
> From what I've seen Groovy looks like a very nice and fairly complete 
> scripting language, which also has an ASF-like license.
>
> So, if Groovy is really close to have continuations, we might want to 
> wait or help?
>
Groovy itself doesn't have any support for continuations. In RIFE this 
is provided by the RIFE framework (however, RIFE doesn't appear to 
support general continuations in Java).

Chris

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