Actually cruby: MRI/Yarv benches faster

proper:
http://miguelcamba.com/blog/2013/10/05/benchmarking-the-ruby-2-dot-1-and-rubinius-2-dot-0/

Having the JVM as a dependency may be a convenience for those stuck in the
(java-lang?) eco-system but at the end of the day it isn't really
"anywhere" anymore than where it is installed, which is not on my servers,
which makes it a niche as much as anything else.





On Mon, Dec 23, 2013 at 7:14 AM, Matthew Kerwin <matthew / kerwin.net.au>wrote:

> On 23 December 2013 20:45, Ryan Davis <ryand-ruby / zenspider.com> wrote:
>
>>
>> On Dec 22, 2013, at 22:40, Martin Ennemoser <lists / ruby-forum.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > Or are there any other Ruby interpreters that could supersede YARV?
>>
>> Not at the moment. All other interpreters have their own niche
>> (Java/windows/embedded) but one could come along at some point and be
>> accepted as the main impl.... Not anytime soon tho.
>>
>
> JRuby is actually very strong, with a very active development community,
> and lots of supporters and use in the wild.  It's not 100% compatible with
> Ruby 2.0/2.1 yet, but it's pretty close, and its biggest selling points are
> its speed (much faster than MRI) and the fact that it runs in the JVM (i.e.
> "anywhere").  Not exactly a niche interpreter.
>
>
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