On May 10, 2006, at 9:39 AM, Jamal Mazrui wrote:

> Thanks for the links.  After reviewing several web pages, I have a few
> more questions at this time.
>
> Can YARV be used to speed up Ruby 1.84 programs for Windows?  Is  
> YARV on
> a separate track from Rite, or an integral part of its strategy for
> better performance?  Is Rite a code name for Ruby 2.0, or will it  
> be the
> proper name upon official release of the language, with Ruby being the
> name for earlier versions instead?  (I hope not, since I like the name
> Ruby and hope it will continue, either with or without Rite in
> addition.).
>
> Jamal
>
>

ack, top-posting evil!

anyway, I believe that YARV is the planned VM for Rite. Ruby 2.0 is  
the name of the language, rite is the name of the C implementation of  
Ruby 2.0 IIRC.