On Tue, 20 Nov 2001, Lachlan Pitts wrote:

> Hi Rubyers,
> 
Hi Lachlan,

> Just a thought (and not a particularly well examined one) from an
> amateur. With Ruby's blurring of the lines between compilation and
> execution, I am wondering whether this scripting language (which is SO
> cool), its extensions like RubyInRuby, MetaRuby, AspectR and Behaviours
> and the much discussed cross-platform windowing library (maybe JRuby and
> the Eclipse windowing libraries is another combination) could at least
> _bootstrap_ an open-source Intentional Programming system (a la
> Microsoft Research).  An examination of which is available in :
> 
I've had IP on the READ-TODO for a long time now and think it sounds
interesting. Could you give a short intro/summary to bootstrap a
discussion. I definetely think Ruby could be a player in this area (but I
don't really know the area so... ;-)).

Regards,

Robert