Peter Suk wrote:

> I thought I'd talk about my new project here, since there is a good 
> chance that someone might be interested in it.  I'm planning to put
> Ruby on top of Smalltalk VMs.

This does indeed sound promising. Having a self-hosted Ruby would have
certain benefits as well.

> a wonderful debugger which will let programmers modify methods on the
> fly & continue execution

That is already possible with ruby-breakpoint which spawns an IRB
session at a specific place of your code. See
http://ruby-breakpoint.rubyforge.org/ if you are interested in this sort
of things.

It sure can't hurt to have more options, though.