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[REBOL] Re: Java bindings?

From: tim:johnsons-web at: 23-Jun-2003 7:27

* [SunandaDH--aol--com] <[SunandaDH--aol--com]> [030623 01:42]:
> Tim: > > > Most compilable (C/C++ for example) and scripting (Perl, python) allow > > system calls.As does Java, I believe. > > > > That gives you the opportunity to harness rebol > > applications by launching them from other applications. > > > > Messages can be sent from an application to another via tcp/ip, which > > rebol 'shines' at. One could then have 'two-way messenging'. > > > > Since CGI programming is stateless, a web 'application' can call on > > scripts from any number of language sources. The good 'ol Common > > Gateway Interface still does the job.... > > Thanks for that. It pretty much confirms what I'd been thinking. > > Having another App (in whatever language) fire up a REBOL console whenever > needed is a simple solution.
There would no reason to 'fire up' a rebol consol (unless you wanted to) see re program arguments.
> But it may have all sorts of performance downsides, > especially if REBOL has to handshake with MySQL each time. > Having a long-running task that talks via TCP/IP to the boss is simpler > conceptually. but adds reliability headaches -- whose job is it to restart the LRTs > if they fall over? > > We're going to dabble around with designs and see what looks the best, > > Thanks again, > Sunanda. > -- > To unsubscribe from this list, please send an email to > [rebol-request--rebol--com] with "unsubscribe" in the > subject, without the quotes.
-- Tim Johnson <[tim--johnsons-web--com]>