> I know a ruby kernel would be a desperate effort to continue the M$ policy
> of making OSs make up for changes in computer speed and beat Moore, who
> works for a competitor ( :P ) but
> still, the advantages would be well worth it (depending on ruby being at par
> with Java regarding speed):

The thing is... Java is normally 10/20 times faster than Ruby. I feel
sick now that I think of that fact :P
-- 
Matt