New kid on the block / introduction

M. Edward (Ed) Borasky znmeb at
Mon Nov 6 07:18:17 PST 2006

Armin Rigo wrote:
> Hi,
> 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,
> Armin

Ah ... even though it was in my home town, I missed OOPSLA. I did get to
the functional language conference for the Scheme and Erlang sessions in
September, but I decided to go to RubyConf rather than OOPSLA.

Let me hunt down MetaRuby :)

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