Phil Tomson ha scritto:
> 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."
> 
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> 
> 'scuse my ignorance, but what's a REPL?


Read-Eval-Print-Loop. Basically something similar to our IRB, or the 
interactive prompt of python or of lisp environments (and many others) 
where you write stuff and that is immediately executed giving you the result