At 02:22 AM 11/22/2002 +0900, Dat wrote:
>  But when it comes to the ultimate application like a language itself 
> (Ruby, Perl, Python, etc.), nothing can beat the awesome C.

Maybe the solution here is to start a Ruby-In-Hardware project,
and embed a Ruby core directly into microcode.  Something like
Chuck Moore did when designing the SH-BOOM and MuP21 chips for
FORTH.

http://www.ultratechnology.com/mup21.html

Then we wouldn't have to worry about performance any more.



-mark. ( ;-) )