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From Guido Casper <>
Subject Re: svn commit: rev 54018 - cocoon/whiteboard/butterfly/lib
Date Fri, 08 Oct 2004 08:13:02 GMT
Ugo Cei wrote:

> Guido Casper wrote:
>>> Added:
>>>    cocoon/whiteboard/butterfly/lib/js-1.6R1pre.jar   (contents, props 
>>> changed)
>>> Log:
>>> Added Rhino jar
>> Ugo, what does Spring use that for? Do you have any pointers?
> Spring 1.2 will have the possibility of managing not just regular Java 
> beans, but also "beans" written in scripting languages. In the Spring 
> sandbox there's already support for Groovy and Beanshell and a few days 
> ago I sent Rod Johnson a couple of classes I wrote for doing the same 
> with Javascript. He promised to review them and possibly commit them, so 
> we could have them in Spring when 1.2 is released.
> [Incidentally, my mods are just an extension to Spring and don't require 
> any modification to any other Spring class, so even if they're not 
> eventually included in the Spring distribution, they can be used anyway.]
> With this we could have, for instance, container-managed flowscripts who 
> get their dependencies injected to them instead of having to look them 
> up. Real IoC in your flowscripts! We could also use Spring's AOP to 
> apply aspects to them, so that you might, for instance, transparently 
> apply declarative authorization checks to your flowscripts or wrap 
> transactions around them. Pretty cool, isnt't it?

Indeed. Thanks for explanation.


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