William Djaja Tjokroaminata <billtj / z.glue.umd.edu> writes:

> Yes, garbage collector makes it easy for the programmer, but nothing good
> comes without any cost.  Anyone dare to write a browser like Netscape in
> Ruby?  Anyone dare to rewrite the Ruby parser in Ruby?

I wrote parts of an X11 Window manager in Ruby, and RDoc uses the irb
parser, written in Ruby.