ts <decoux / moulon.inra.fr> writes:

> >>>>> "D" == Dave Thomas <Dave / PragmaticProgrammer.com> writes:
> 
> D> Performance is important. But increasingly, time to develop, ease of
> D> maintenance, and other more global factors trump performance.
> 
>  Well, in the ToDo there is 
> 
>      * remove rb_eval() recursions
>      * syntax tree -> bytecode ???
> 
> 
>  This will speed-up the interpreter, no ?

Mais oui! As I said, performance is important, and we should continue
to ty to improve it. I'm just saying that there are other factors
which are more important when it comes to a user choosing Ruby as a
language.


Dave