On Aug 22, 4:47    宮 
> I just saw a recent article on ArsTechnica
> (http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20080822-firefox-to-get-massive-...)
> which discussed using trace optimization (http://andreasgal.com/) to
> boost the performance of JavaScript.
>
> My initial reaction was that this seems like it would also work very
> well for ruby.

That was my reaction too. It makes me wonder what kind of
optimizations are in Maglev.

I found a better article this morning giving more details on how trace
optmization works:

http://weblogs.mozillazine.org/roadmap/archives/2008/08/tracemonkey_javascript_lightsp.html

-Qaexl