At 10:35 PM +0900 7/19/02, James F.Hranicky wrote:
>While people are kicking around ideas for new backends for Ruby,
>does anyone think that a backend could be written for Ruby that
>uses the Objective C (GnuStep, Cocoa) runtime libraries? Or even
>just a translator from Ruby to ObjC ?
>
>Seems that the languages are simliar in many respects, and it seems
>like ObjC, being a superset of C, would make a good backend if it's
>possible (threads, performance, etc).

You'd have a heck of a time with continuations, unfortunately. 
Otherwise it should  be reasonably doable.
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