music wrote:
> 
> What is the advantage of using a java implementation of ruby?

Three obvious ones:
* You can use Ruby wherever there's a Java VM.
* You can access Java libraries.
* You can deploy Ruby applications in a Java application server 
(Glasfish, Tomcat, WebSphere..), making enterprise adoption easier.


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