New candidate JEP: 335: Deprecate the Nashorn JavaScript Engine

David P. Caldwell david at
Thu Jul 12 16:47:13 UTC 2018

It appears that GraalVM does not allow the implementation of Java
types in JavaScript code.

I've logged two (possibly related) issues about this:

-- David P. Caldwell

On Sat, Jul 7, 2018 at 11:13 AM, David P. Caldwell
<david at> wrote:
> I use Nashorn heavily (as well as Rhino) to power a number of applications I’ve custom-built for customers.
> So I’m quite concerned about the news it may be going away. Although a Nashorn that lags other JavaScript tools isn’t the ideal, it’s still significantly better than the alternatives as they are currently available.
> As this is apparently the place to give this feedback, I wanted to do so. Thank you!
> — David P. Caldwell

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