On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 2:06 AM, Ryan Davis <ryand-ruby / zenspider.com> wrote:
> There are pure ruby variants (rubinius has/had one, I think jruby did too).
> FFI has probably supplanted the pure ruby versions by now. zaml was just for
> one direction and was much faster (and quite possibly the ugliest ruby I've
> ever read. Obvious pythoners).

I don't think anyone's using a YAML library through FFI right now.
Rubinius uses syck loaded as a normal C extension, and JRuby's Yecht
is a port of the Syck C code to Java. We had a version that was unlike
Syck, but it was hard to make it feature-compatible so Ola did a full
port.

- Charlie