> by the way, what is your goal with your version of ruby? i've been
> considering doing some language experimentation myself using the Ruby
> source.

The goal is to reduce back down to the pure language.  Practically, I need
something that I can embed although there's no reason why it wouldn't make a
strong stand alone version.

Once I've got a fast, well-written pure implementation, I'll be in a better
position to see where it can go next.

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Justin Johnson.