On 05:58 Tue 23 Sep, Brian Candler wrote:
> Ken Bloom wrote:
> > On Mon, 22 Sep 2008 02:41:12 -0500, Brian Candler wrote:
> > 
> >> Scroll down to "A Sponsored Dragon-Slaying" and enjoy.
> > Aside from being entertaining, what does this have to do with embedding
> > Ruby in a C-based MUD engine?
> 
> OK, I missed the smiley, <aside> tag etc.
> 
> For a more useful link, see
> http://www.ruby-doc.org/docs/ProgrammingRuby/html/ext_ruby.html
> 
> The section "Embedding a Ruby Interpreter" is brief, but much of the 
> preceding stuff about VALUE and so on is relevant. There's enough to get 
> started with experimenting anyway.
> 
> In any case, a simple Google for "embedded ruby" turns up a bunch of 
> useful stuff. The first hit is http://metaeditor.sourceforge.net/embed/
> 
> None of that is specific to the problem domain of MUDs (apart from 
> _why's page), but once you have an embedded ruby interpreter, what you 
> do with it is up to you.
> 
> I'd question why you'd want to write any of the rest of it in C, but 
> that's a different issue :-)
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> 

I'm starting off of an existing codebase, and trying to rewrite it into
Ruby seems like a waste.
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