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From Bryan Pendleton <bpendleton.de...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Scripting Derby?
Date Sat, 13 Mar 2010 16:12:37 GMT
Hello Sylvain, thank you very much for all the contributions you've been
making to Derby. The work on IJ has been quite interesting to watch.

> could be alternatives. For example, by using the Java scripting API, we 
> might be able to plug some scripting support in Derby itself - with the 
> additional benefit of supporting "well known" language. 

Is it correct that you are suggesting an alternate approach along the
lines of https://scripting.dev.java.net/, using a language such as
Ruby, Groovy, or JavaScript?

If so, then yes, I think such an approach would be very promising and very powerful.

I would prefer to see us spend less time building our own scripting language,
and more time instead integrating with the variety of extraordinarily
sophisticated scripting languages that already exist.



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