how to interact with JavaScript?

C. Abney cabney at
Wed Apr 26 20:21:41 CDT 2000

On Wed, 26 Apr 2000, John R. Comeau wrote:

>     Alan> Are you asking how to generate and use Javascript, as some
>     Alan> other people have indicated, or are you asking how to
>     Alan> respond to someone else's Javascript with (perhaps) Perl?
> I am asking about the 2nd item.  I want to write a Perl program to
> interact with someone else's JavaScript.

That's a pretty neat question, one I'd never considered... I don't know
what's happening in the Perl/Un*x/OSS world, but Microsoft reportedly
has a Javascript interpreter that you can use... if your code is
running on a windows box you might be able to glue something together.

Is there anything like this for us Un*x ppl???

Einstein himself said that God doesn't roll dice. But he was wrong. And
in fact, anyone who has played role-playing games knows that God
probably had to roll quite a few dice to come up with a character like
Einstein.  -- Larry Wall                                     C. Abney


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