"Sean Middleditch" <elanthis / users.sourceforge.net> wrote in message
news:998699490.614.54.camel / stargrazer...

> > > Has anyone taken this approach before?  Had a decently functional
backend
> > > before they even started working on an interpreter/byte-code compiler?
> > How
> >
> > www.cminusminus.org
> >
>
> Wow.  Interesting concept.  A bit lower level than I was aiming, but
> that's still kinda impressive.  It'll be cool to see where that goes.  I
> was reading up on a draft for the "D" language, sound like they have
> similar goals for low level language concepts.

You might also want to elaborate on the following wiki page:

http://www.rubygarden.org/ruby?RubyPerformanceAndJITCompilers

Perhaps someone could add some Perl / Parrot info as well.

Mikkel