Dossy, or some other knowledgeable person, could you add something to the wiki 
about this, if only so that people know it's there, and can find out who to 
talk to/how to help if they're interested?  This sounds extremely interesting 
to me although I don't quite yet understand what server-side JS would look like.

Titi Ala'ilima
Lead Architect
MedTouch LLC
1100 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
617.621.8670 x309

> -----Original Message-----
> From: AOLserver Discussion [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On
> Behalf Of Mark Aufflick
> Sent: Wednesday, August 08, 2007 8:27 PM
> Subject: Re: [AOLSERVER] aolserver focus
> On 8/7/07, Dossy Shiobara <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > 1) JavaScript: the SpiderMonkey JS engine is thread-safe and I've
> been
> >    integrating it into AOLserver (see: nsjsapi).  John Resig has
> started
> >    a small JS library that makes running some client-side JS on the
> >    server-side, which I'm hoping to take advantage of.  My rationale
> >    here is that JS is probably the single web scripting language that
> is
> >    known by the most number of people; regardless of which web stack
> you
> >    use, you're also going to have to use JavaScript.  Why not just
> build
> >    the entire web stack with JavaScript, on the client and server
> side?
> Wow - that's very exciting. I always thought Javascript on the server
> was a good idea, but after Netscape's server folded it never really
> got picked up by anyone else.
> Javascript is a fantastic language - excellent OO and functional
> support, familiar syntax, and there are a lot of developers (now) who
> understand it's intricacies well.
> Dossy I assume nsjsapi is in cvs? I'll go check it out.

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