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Ashok Mash
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Joined: Oct 13, 2000
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I am just wondering, have anyone used Rhino in some commercial work or significant development? I did little bit of research into it, but couldn't find any compelling reasons to use Rhino.
What are the advantages of using Rhino over normal Javascript or Jython (JPython)?
Thanks in advance,
PS: Yes, I know you may be wondering Why Rhino!!? To be frank, even I don't know
PPS: Earlier I posted this in JavaScript group, but then moved here thinking this is more suitable place.

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Morten Moeller
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Joined: Nov 26, 2001
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I've used Rhino in a major project. We needed a scripting language for our product, and Rhino won for many reasons over Jacl and Jython.
Main reason for us wasn't just technical, but practical. Most people using our tool knows JavaScript syntax and they do not know TCL or Python syntax. This made Rhino a perfect choice.
Also Rhino seems to be one of the fastest out there. Compiled Rhino seems to beat Jacl and Jython both speedwise (
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