In article <D20F7DFA-6B12-46A1-8F7C-8407045F9A8E / simplyphysics.com>,
Shalev NessAiver  <shalev / simplyphysics.com> wrote:
>Yes, I know ruby already has irb, but I have a friend who keeps  
>engaging me in these python vs. ruby wars and he recently submitted  
>the challenge to me to
>
>"Write a fully featured REPL for ruby in 70 lines or less.   
>Furthermore, it can't be written in ruby."


'scuse my ignorance, but what's a REPL?

>
>I was thinking of using Ruby/C but I've never wrote anything like  
>this before.  Is their any tips anyone can give me so I can uphold  
>ruby's honor?
>

I guess I'm really out of it here, but how can writing something in a 
language other than Ruby uphold Ruby's 'honor'?

Phil