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From Gianugo Rabellino <>
Subject Re: Stabilizing Javaflow (was Re: Fed up with build discussions: proposed deal)
Date Thu, 27 May 2004 22:07:49 GMT
On May 27, 2004, at 7:45 PM, Sylvain Wallez wrote:
>>> I am podering if is a worth to merge Rhino jar or if is better to 
>>> create
>>> another implementation with Groovy.... or both?:-D
>> For these and other issues, we are unfortunately being forced now to 
>> do our own thing in order to provide our customer with something we 
>> are able to support and defend both technically and legally. I'll 
>> miss the continuations concept though. :-/

I wish this something discussed here in advance since we could have 
maybe found a good way to work together a solution, but I understand 
it's your business. Yet...

> Doesn't the solution reside in javaflow? It does support continuations 
> and has no licence issues. It can even be compatible with JS 
> flowscript by intrumenting Rhino-generated classfiles instead of using 
> the continuations-enabled interpreter.
> Sure, it's too late now for your project, but it's IMO a good 
> long-term solution as it provides a single infrastructure to 
> continuation-enable any language compiling to bytecodes: Java, JS, 
> Groovy, Jython, etc.
> So we may decide to concentrate on stabilizing javaflow to finally 
> drop the forked Rhino.

I'd love that. OTOH I recall Cristopher saying something structural 
about the current javaflow not being able to work. Can't find the 
thread ATM, but I sure hope we can circumvent this overcoming. The 
world needs continuations! :-)

Gianugo Rabellino
Pro-netics s.r.l. -
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