New candidate JEP: 335: Deprecate the Nashorn JavaScript Engine

John Rose john.r.rose at
Sat Jun 9 03:20:12 UTC 2018

On Jun 8, 2018, at 12:42 PM, Attila Szegedi <szegedia at> wrote:
> Dynalink on the other hand, being designed as an interop focal point would be significantly less useful if it were not in the JDK. It provides services to other language systems. That was the whole point of the work I undertook to shepherd it from a standalone project to a JDK component.

This is a good point.  Dynalink is closer to the core, and correspondingly
less likely to need maintenance due to changes in non-core standards like JS.

— John

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