Avdi Grimm wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 9:25 AM, SpringFlowers AutumnMoon
> <summercoolness / gmail.com> wrote:
>   
>> it looks like Prototype was made to mimic Ruby in Javascript, and people
>>  who use Prototype usually love it.  I wonder if Ruby can be made into
>>  another browser side language and what can make that happen?  If Firefox
>>  adds a Ruby interpreter to its browser and some killer websites come out
>>  with features only supported by Ruby-enabled browsers, maybe Microsoft
>>  and Apple will have incentive to make Ruby go into IE and Safari too?
>>     
>
> Microsoft is way ahead of Mozilla and Apple in that department.
> Silverlight allows web pages to be scripted with Ruby.
>
> But I don't think it's going to take off, any more than previous
> attempts to put VBScript, Python, TCL, etc. in the browser have
> succeeded.  Browser makers have a hard enough time standardizing their
> rendering of [X]HTML, ECMAScript, and CSS without adding more
> languages for them to handle in subtly incompatible ways.
>
>   
Firebird is working on "python script", not officially, but I think this 
is a good start, later though.