Apple later changed that to "you can distribute an interpreter, as
long as it doesn't download code off the internet". Also the scheme
interepreter is legit; the guy is the main gambit developer, so at the
very least he's unlikely to be running an ipad app scam :)

martin

On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 1:43 PM, Brian Candler <b.candler / pobox.com> wrote:
> I have an Android phone so I can't speak authoritatively, but my
> understanding was that you couldn't distribute any application for
> iPhone/iPad which would interpret code.
>
> However, there was recently an off-topic post here where someone said
> they had made a Scheme interpreter available through the App Store:
> http://www.ruby-forum.com/topic/1743573
>
> Warning: since you have to pay them 99c to test their claim, it could
> just be a scam.
>
> Otherwise, your best bet might be one of the experimental Ruby
> interpreters written in Javascript. Or you could try this:
> http://bellard.org/jslinux/
> http://bellard.org/jslinux/tech.html
> I'd be interested to know how long it takes to boot on an iPad :-)
>
> An Android pad wouldn't have this issue. "Rubuto" is full jRuby for
> Android, and is available for free from the Android marketplace.
>
> Regards,
>
> Brian.
>
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