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From Sylvain Wallez <sylv...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [ANN] Benchmarks in java scripting languages (rhino doing well)
Date Sun, 20 Mar 2005 11:18:55 GMT
Reinhard Poetz wrote:

> Sylvain Wallez wrote:
>
>> Antonio Gallardo wrote:
>>
>>> Hi:
>>>
>>> This is the recent article that shows rhino is doing well:
>>>
>>> http://www.javaworld.com/javaworld/jw-03-2005/jw-0314-scripting_p.html
>>>
>>
>> That's good news, but don't forget that our Rhino version (i.e. the 
>> one that will ship with 2.1.7) is a fork of a very old version. So we 
>> do not benefit from the increased performance of the new version.
>>
>> Time to definitely switch to the official Rhino after 2.1.7 is out!
>
>
> According to my tests the performance gain of switching Rhino 1.5 to 
> 1.6 is 2 to 3 percent. I don't think that this is a reason to switch.


I was referring to the impressive performance improvement outlined by 
the article. Could this be only related to the change from JDK 1.3 to 1.4?

> We also agreed 
> (http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=xml-cocoon-dev&m=110660959130972&w=2) 
> that we leave in 2.1 everything as it is because of the small, but 
> existing incompatibilities between the two versions. Therefore I would 
> be -1 on replacing the old version in 2.1 - if somebody invests some 
> work in suppoting  both versions, I would be +0 (means I would like to 
> see this but can't help.)
>
> And not to forget, if somebody _really_ wants to use Rhino 1.6 in 
> Cocoon 2.1 he, can replace the Rhino jars as they are binary compatible.


Ok. Forget what I said ;-)

Sylvain

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Sylvain Wallez                        Anyware Technologies
http://apache.org/~sylvain            http://anyware-tech.com
Apache Software Foundation Member     Research & Technology Director


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