Conrad Schneiker wrote:

> (1) Is there anything about Perl5 that would have precluded it from
> using Ruby's (C-language API) extension scheme (assuming the developers
> had known about it at the time, and so on)?

Maybe part 2 scared everyone off. Can anyone answer this part (or at
least make an educated guess)?

-- 
Conrad Schneiker
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