Daniel Berger wrote:
> A good place to start would be to look at the top downloads from CPAN
> (that's the Perl archive for those that don't know) and see what we're
> missing.  You can find the "Phalanx 100" at
> http://qa.perl.org/phalanx/distros.html.
> 
> - From the Top 10:
> 
> It looks like Ruby is mostly covered here.  The only thing I'm not sure
> about is the "MailTools".  Everything else is core or has 3rd party
> equivalents.
> 
> - From the Biggies:
> 
> The Oracle driver needs serious work.  If there's one man I could
> recruit into the Ruby community from Perl it would be Tim Bunce.
> 
> We need a recursive descent parser.  Do we have one?

I'm working on a Packrat parser, similar to XTC.

http://www.cs.nyu.edu/rgrimm/xtc/

But progress is slow due to many other activities at the moment.

Regards,

   Michael