Erik Terpstra wrote:
> Hmmm, seems that my previous post was in a different thread, I'll try
> again :-)
> ------------
> Hi,
> 
> What programming language would you recommend when you need certain
> parts of your project written in an optimized compiled language?
> I feel that most Perl/Tcl programmers use C as a companion language for
> that purpose, and it seems that most Python programmers prefer C++.
> Would Objective-C make a good companion language for Ruby? Or Sather
> perhaps? Both languages are available as part of the GNU compiler
> collection and have good support for OO. Any Ruby programmers that have
> good or bad experiences with these languages?
> 
>   Erik.
> 
> 

Though I've never used it, if I was going to look to optimize my OO and 
learn something new, I'd do it in Ocaml. From what I've seen, I like the 
syntax, and the great language shoot-out shows excellent speed with few 
lines.

matt diephouse