[REBOL] Re: Java bindings?
From: tim:johnsons-web at: 23-Jun-2003 7:27
* [SunandaDH--aol--com] <[SunandaDH--aol--com]> [030623 01:42]:
> > 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 http://www.rebol.com/docs/core23/rebolcore-2.html#sect2.3.
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,
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