Hello Ryan,

RL> But still, at this point in the state of computing, I would not use Ruby
RL> in certain applications:

RL> - operating system level code.
RL> - heavy duty 3D rendering.
RL> - device drivers.
RL> - any major number crunching (math, video processing, low-level image
RL> manipulation.)

Don't forget

- code that must do a lot of parsing
- code that works on large datasets (a GC problem)
- any algorithmic problem


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