Ok, so in theory we can start developing our GUI applications using the SWT
and the Eclipse platform?

That's great!

Which specific versions of the jsdk are/will be supported?

Regards,
Rodrigo

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mauricio FernŠŌdez" <batsman.geo / yahoo.com>
To: "ruby-talk ML" <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>
Sent: Wednesday, June 25, 2003 1:22 PM
Subject: Re: Ruby/Java integration through JNI: working implementation


> On Thu, Jun 26, 2003 at 01:08:48AM +0900, james_b wrote:
> > D T wrote:
> > >Yet An other JRuby ??  :-)
> >
> > Not quite, and the JNI route may have an advantage.
> >
> > JRuby implments the Ruby 1.6.7 interpreter; we're on the verge of a
> > proper Ruby 1.8 release.  Perhaps it's less hard than I imagine,
> > but updating JRuby with each change to the latest stable Ruby release
> > is a task.
> >
> > On the other hand, allowing calls into Java via JNI sidesteps this
> > problem.  I think, though, that it also sidesteps the ability to load
> > and execute Ruby scripts from Java. :(
>
> You can always use JNI the other way around, to expose for instance
> rb_eval_string_protect to Java. Then you have to wrap Ruby objects to
> be able to manipulate them.
>
> However in my mind it makes more sense to have Ruby driving everything
> and using Java classes as needed.
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