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packaging javascript?

People at tahoe-lafs are struggling with how to depend on javascript
code used by new code to visualize network performance:
  (background in

tahoe has a goal of being able to just download the source tarball and
type ./ foo and be able to run; this is not relevant to pkgsrc.
However, they're running into the problem that js libraries aren't
culturally aligned with packaging systems.  I'd like to be able to say
that Protovis is packaged already and that tahoe should just look for
the bits in $PREFIX/share/javascript/protovis/foo.js, but that seems not
to be true.  Unrelated but similar, there's openlayers.

Does anyone have thoughts on packaging these?

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