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From "Leon Rosenberg" <rosenberg.l...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: JRuby sucked up the bath water but left the baby behind.
Date Tue, 17 Jun 2008 11:45:49 GMT
On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 9:22 AM, Clifton Brooks
<clifton.brooks@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> If, instead of interpreting JRuby, PHP, and Jython, Tomcat, or some
> extensions for it, could compile programs in these languages into java
> servlets, then all of the advantages of the Java world will instantly become
> accessible to these popular languages.  This suggestion is analogous to the
> .NET model which compiles any language into Windows only byte code.  Here,
> any language compiles to platform independent, Java bytecode.
>

http://jcp.org/en/jsr/detail?id=292

You just have to wait till Java 7 :-)

Leon

P.S. On a personal note, you simply can't build a stable reliable
enterprise software with duck typed language like javascript or ruby.
And running scripts in tomcat doesn't make your scripts better.

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