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From Jason Johnston <>
Subject Re: Java strings vs. Javascript strings
Date Mon, 27 Aug 2007 12:50:13 GMT
Tobia Conforto wrote:
> Hello
> Am I the only Cocoon user who is extremely annoyed by the fact that Java
> strings are not Javascript strings are not Java strings?
> Can't Rhino, or whatever piece of software is bridging Javascript to Java,
> do the Right Thing and present every string as a Javascript string when
> I'm programming in Javascript?  Can it be configured to do so?

According to the Rhino documentation[1]:

Rhino also makes the JavaScript methods available to Java strings if the 
java.lang.String class doesn't already define them. For example:

    js> javaString.match(/a.*/)

Does that shortcut behavior work for you?  If so, you could just stick 
to the JS String methods regardless of the type; does that solve your 



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