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From "Eelco Hillenius" <eelco.hillen...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Fwd: Request for Comments - Pnuts as Incubator Project?!]
Date Wed, 09 May 2007 17:29:35 GMT
Big +1 for me. It's a very useful scripting language that is easy to
extend, easy to integrate with Java, easy to debug and is very fast.
I've used it in two real-life projects so (though for simple things)
and it always worked great for me.

Eelco


On 5/9/07, Siegfried Goeschl <siegfried.goeschl@it20one.at> wrote:
> As Yoav Shapira pointed out this is the right place to go ...  :-)
>
> Siegfried Goeschl
>
>
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Request for Comments - Pnuts  as Incubator Project?!
> Date: Wed, 09 May 2007 11:55:06 +0200
> From: Siegfried Goeschl <siegfried.goeschl@it20one.at>
> Reply-To: siegfried.goeschl@it20one.at
> Organization: IT20one GmbH
> To: members@apache.org
>
> Hi folks,
>
> since I'm basically an ASF newbie I would like to ask for some feedback
> if you would think pnuts as suitable candidate for an incubator project.
>
> Your feedback would help me a lot convincing the pnuts community to move
> over to Apache.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Siegfried Goeschl
>
>
> What is pnuts?
> ===================================================================
>
> pnuts is a JVM based scripting language comparable to Groovy with
> excellent documentation, a much too small community, absolutely no hype
> and mainly written by Toyokazu Tomatsu.
>
> A quick overview of the language can be found here
>
> http://pnuts.org/snapshot/latest/doc/faq.html
> https://pnuts.dev.java.net/files/documents/153/57430/pnuts-1.2.1-doc.zip
> http://pnuts.org/articles/pnutsQuickstart.html
> http://pnuts.org/articles/pnutsHighlights.html
> https://opensvn.csie.org/traccgi/Pnuts/wiki/PnutsInThePress
>
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> Why I like pnuts ...
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>
> I have a special interest in JVM based scripting languages since the
> have two very useful aspects. You can write a script using your
> favourite libraries such as commons-email or Velocity and you can embedd
> such a scripting language into your java application.
>
> So over the years I worked with many JVM-based scripting languages such
> as JavaScript, Bean Shell, Groovy, JACL and of course pnuts. IMO pnuts
> makes a good compromise regarding scripting power, extensibility,
> performance, memory consumption and user experience.
>
> And it has an awesome documentation and mature implementation ...
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> What can be improved ...
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>
> +) pnuts is perfectly hidden within java.net
> +) do some better marketing to make pnuts more visible in the public
> +) expand the community and developer base
> +) of course changing the licence from SPL to Apache
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