Alex Young wrote:
> Lyle Johnson wrote:
>>
>> On Jul 30, 2007, at 3:05 PM, rmagick / gmail.com wrote:
>>
>>> PJ raises a warning cry about IronRuby: "Uh Oh. Another Smooth Move
>>> from Microsoft: Watch out, Ruby. Watch out OSI." [http://
>>> www.groklaw.net/article.php?story=20070730120109643]
>>
>> I'm not sure I understand what this has to do with Ruby. The 
>> implication seems to be that because Microsoft's IronRuby is released 
>> under a license that isn't approved by OSI, that the Ruby community at 
>> large had better "watch out".
>>
>> With all due to respect to John Lam and the other IronRuby developers, 
>> is anyone taking IronRuby all that seriously?
>>
> Very, but not for the reason you'd think.  If IronRuby pans out, and if 
> SilverLight 1.1 does what it says on the tin, getting Ruby installed on 
> a client's machine becomes a no-op.
> 
Another question: is there any reason that, say, Rubinius' standard 
libraries couldn't be used with IronRuby?  Has anyone looked?  What's 
their implementation status at the moment?

-- 
Alex