In article <a05111b05b95de4b58e30@[63.120.19.221]>,
Dan Sugalski  <dan / sidhe.org> wrote:
>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.
>-- 
>                                         Dan
>

Well, in the current Ruby implementation continuations are implemented 
with C code, why couldn't they be implemented in ObjectiveC?

Phil