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From Jim Manico <...@manico.net>
Subject Re: JRuby sucked up the bath water but left the baby behind.
Date Tue, 17 Jun 2008 11:49:15 GMT
I love this plan - a great way to turn all other languages into Java(tm) 
! :)

- Jim
> 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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