On Friday, 14 May 2004 at  8:23:51 +0900, Phil Tomson wrote:
> In article <40A3E539.2010204 / hypermetrics.com>,
> 
> I've been thinking lately that it might be easier to do a Ruby 
> implementation in Objective-C.  Seems like it could make life a bit easier 
> because Objective-C and Ruby have some things in common philosophically.  
> Also you could take advantage of Obj-C's collection classes where needed.
> Since Objective-C is just an add-on to C it probably wouldn't be too hard 
> to build on existing code.  Also, Objective C is supported by GCC.
 

Matz has also said that you shouldn't write an OO language in an OO
language.

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