AppleScript script engine

Michael Hall mik3hall at
Thu Feb 13 19:15:17 PST 2014

On Feb 13, 2014, at 7:49 PM, Michael Hall <mik3hall at> wrote:

> Is the AppleScript engine no longer not even the default one but no longer shipped?
> My HalfPipe application has some launch dependencies on it being there. It was throwing NPE's apparently not getting the engine.
> I stuck in some code to list out available engines and get…
> ScriptEngineFactory Info
> 	Factory class:class us.hall.scripting.RhinoScriptEngineFactory
> 	Script Engine:Rhino JavaScript Script Engine (1.0.0)
> 	Engine Alias: javascript
> 	Engine Alias: js
> 	Engine Alias: mozrhino
> ScriptEngineFactory Info
> 	Factory class:class org.jruby.embed.jsr223.JRubyEngineFactory
> 	Script Engine:JSR 223 JRuby Engine (1.7.4)
> 	Engine Alias: ruby
> 	Engine Alias: jruby
> ScriptEngineFactory Info
> 	Factory class:class com.sun.script.javascript.RhinoScriptEngineFactory
> 	Script Engine:Mozilla Rhino (1.7 release 3 PRERELEASE)
> 	Engine Alias: js
> 	Engine Alias: rhino
> 	Engine Alias: JavaScript
> 	Engine Alias: javascript
> 	Engine Alias: ECMAScript
> 	Engine Alias: ecmascript
> No AppleScript?

Quicker command line check I came across on google…
jrunscript -q
Language ECMAScript 1.8 implemention "Mozilla Rhino" 1.7 release 3 PRERELEASE

Seems to confirm no AppleScript. 

Intentional? Accidental? If this is Open Classpath can we grab the source and go? 

Michael Hall

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HalfPipe Java 6/7 shell app

AppConverter convert Apple jvm to openjdk apps

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