On 7/30/07, Alex Young <alex / blackkettle.org> wrote:
> Gregory Brown wrote:
> > On 7/30/07, Alex Young <alex / blackkettle.org> wrote:
> >
> >> 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?
> >
> > The MRI stdlibs are (mostly) Ruby and should be freely reusable.  I'd
> > be sort of surprised if alternative implementers bother implementing
> > more than they have to with these, unless they need to tweak the
> > existing libs for their implementations.
> >
> I'm sure you're right, I can't see many technical reasons not to use the
> standard implementation.  However, John Lam is specifically asking for
> contributions to the IronRuby stdlib.  I don't know what assignments
> you'd have to make to get them accepted, and I haven't seen it discussed
> anywhere.  John, are you reading?  Can you give us a steer on this?

Oh, he can't use the implementations because I think the license is
incompatible :-/