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#if Sean Middleditch
> On Mon, 2002-05-06 at 14:36, Dossy wrote:
> > On 2002.05.07, Rick Bradley <roundeye / roundeye.net> wrote:
> > > At least there (I don't know how it's done w/ Ruby) if you wanted
> > > to embed the Perl interpreter into a C/C++ application you
> > > included an .h file in your C/C++ source, used some macros to
> > > initialize the interpreter, and used some more macros to call
> > > Perl routines and pass values back and forth.  You linked with
> > > -lperl (IIRC) and ended up with a big gnarly binary.  This is the
> > > direction I think the original poster was wanting to go -- and
> > > I'm curious how to do the same thing with Ruby myself.
> >
> > I'm thinking of embedding Ruby in an application but I have a
> > concern:  Is the Ruby interpreter thread-safe?
>
> Not in the least.
>
> Massive use of global variables...

And massive namespace pollution too, worse than X11 :(

Rik

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