From: Leo User <leouser126@ya...> - 2006-03-28 22:11:45
when I say languages, Im meaning languages implemented
in Java or for the JVM. I have the perception that
there were quite a few of them. Now specifically Im
saying why should Sun give resources to Jython in
particular when there are other Java/JVM languages out
there. Why should Jython win when there is JRuby, for
--- Kent Johnson <kent37@...> wrote:
> Leo User wrote:
> > --- Frank Wierzbicki <fwierzbicki@...>
> >>>Somebody recently made the point that Jython gets
> >>a sort of commercial twang by virtue of its
> >>association with Java. I think this is true and
> >>be leveraged. If we could just get a Sun or IBM or
> >>BEA or a Nokia to donate - not cash - but
> >>time - to Jython I think that would be a great way
> > One weakness with expecting a company to denote
> > to developing Jython is that suddenly all the
> > language implementations would start to expect it.
> > Arguably, since this is the Jython community we
> > ourselves as special and have not problem
> > this. :D
> Not sure which languages you are referring to. In
> the Python world, at
> least, Jython is special by it's *lack* of corporate
> support - Google is
> allowing GvR to work 50% of the time on Python 3.0;
> Microsoft pays Jim
> Huginin to work 100% (AFAIK) on IronPython. The
> European Union is giving
> considerable funding PyPy.
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