use for jython?

sonicbit sonicbit at
Sun Mar 30 01:34:55 CET 2003

"William Sonna" <wsonna at> wrote in message news:<pan.2003. at>...
> On Sat, 29 Mar 2003 13:59:36 +0100, A Nilsson wrote:
> > I am just curious: is there anyone using jython for a "real" project or
> > is it just useful for quick-and-dirty java tests?
> > 
> > Regards
> > Anders Nilsson
> I don't do any "real" projects, I just write scripts.  I also abstain from
> Java vs. Python advocacy.  They're apples and oranges as far as I'm
> concerned.
> Nonetheless, I can assure you that Jython is not just a toy.  It is a
> well-written superset of Python that permits access to the Java libraries
> with Python syntax.
> Whether it is more appropriate for Java or Python development is a question
> you can only answer for yourself.

There are commercial software companies that Jython in production
software releases. One that comes to mind immediately is Intraspect
( Their complete API is writtin in Jython.

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