On May 5, 2005, at 6:13 AM, James Britt wrote:

>> I'm curious James, as to how far you think we are from that goal. :)
>
> Oh, I couldn't give any estimates.  I'm basing my optimism on my 
> understanding of what has been done with RubyInline and Ruby2C, and 
> the overall impressive intelligence shown by the Ruby community in 
> general.

Weasel answer! :P

no! ferret! 
http://blog.zenspider.com/archives/2005/02/new_mascot_for.html

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