On 1 Oct 2010, at 05:40, Robin wrote:
> how can we make a thing that compiles ruby into c++ source code?
> does anyone want to help me make one....

It's possible in principle, but in practice you'd end up building a ruby =
interpreter as part of that and the performance speed up would be =
marginal without adopting a radically different design to that which is =
currently well understood.

And C++ might not be the most appropriate target language...

Ellie

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