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From Tyler Gillies <ty...@pdxbrain.com>
Subject Re: purely curious - couch/spidermonkey vs node/v8
Date Thu, 02 Sep 2010 06:06:57 GMT
bump, im curious as well

On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 10:47 PM, andy e <virtualandy@gmail.com> wrote:

> I've got no real issue or concern, was just purely curious and was
> thinking about couch's use of SpiderMonkey as the JS engine tonight.
>
> Is there a reason why couchdb uses spidermonkey, vs v8 (as node.js is
> using)? Is it license related? Too much work for too little gain? Was
> V8 not around when choosing an engine (likely, given the timelines...I
> think)?
>
> Anyway, just curious.
>
> thanks,
>
> andy
>



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