On Dec 27, 2007, at 1:56 PM, Ryan Davis wrote:

> RubyInline version 3.6.6 has been released!
>
> * <http://rubyforge.org/projects/rubyinline/>
> * <http://www.zenspider.com/ZSS/Products/RubyInline/>
>
> Ruby Inline is an analog to Perl's Inline::C. Out of the box, it
> allows you to embed C/++ external module code in your ruby script
> directly. By writing simple builder classes, you can teach how to cope
> with new languages (fortran, perl, whatever). The code is compiled and
> run on the fly when needed.

This pretty well rocks! Thanks for a quick-witted answer to "Ruby is  
slow" :)