On Thursday 03 November 2005 19:22, zero wrote:
> "notice that is planned for yarv to even support translation to C,
> and that some basic functionality for this is already available"
>
> OK, things are heating up.
>
> It sounds like the Gabmit Scheme approach.  Will 'yarv' output ansi
> C which we can then run through a C compiler of our choice?
>
> Are there any gcc front ends planned?
>
> Thanks for your post, this is fantastic news.

I wouldn't be to euphoric. I don't think it will be ever possible
to convert a Ruby program to C code that doesn't depend on a Ruby
interpreter.
Extreme example: eval

If it would be possible, Ruby were just C with different syntax.

Regards,
  Stefan