On Thu, Sep 05, 2002 at 06:11:56AM +0900, Peach wrote:
> ...
> In a short amount of time, however, I will have a problem. Pointers will
> very quickly become an integral part of our course study. To continue, I
> ...

Pardon the pun but if the whole point of the next section is to learn
pointers then you might as well use C/C++ and learn how they work - it
won't be wasted effort.  However, it may be worthwhile to wrap your
assignment code with SWIG and unit test results with ruby.

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