New kid on the block / introduction

Armin Rigo arigo at
Mon Nov 6 06:48:53 PST 2006


On Thu, Nov 02, 2006 at 07:43:48PM -0800, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky wrote:
> I don't think there are actually three *viable* projects -- it's more
> like one project with a couple of different facets.

There is MetaRuby, Rubinius, and another single-person project which may
or may not have a name.

> > One of these 3 projects can probably be interfaced with PyPy relatively
> > easily and benefit from the hard work we've already put into it (e.g.
> > with a straighforward translator: input the subset of Ruby that the
> > Ruby-in-Ruby project is written in, and output Python code that the PyPy
> > framework can work with).
> Which project is this? Rubinius?

We met the MetaRuby guys at OOPSLA; that's the one I had in mind.  I
suspect Rubinius could do that too, but I don't know it at all.

A bientot,


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