Ranieri Teixeira wrote:
> I've downloaded the sources of Ruby 1.8.7-p22 and compiled it with MS CL
> compiler. Ok, very well. But, the code is in structured C, not in object
> oriented C++. Why?

1) Ruby was born long before C++ compilers were even close to portable,
    and according to Ara, they weren't portable even a few years ago.

2) Rubinius' core VM is currently in C++ -- see http://is.gd/RJE

Regards,
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Bil Kleb