MikkelFJ wrote:

> I just discovered the Scala programming language.
> 
> In this group I have previously discussed Ocaml vs. Ruby programming
> language as they both have some very interesting aspects.
> 
> The Scala language seems to be inspired by both Ruby and the statically
> typed languaged functional programming languages such as OCaml.
> 
> http://scala.epfl.ch/index.html
> 
> There are direct references to Ruby
> 
> http://scala.epfl.ch/docu/rationale.html
> 
> 
> Unfortunately Scala seems to target the Java runtime and thus does not
> benefit from OCamls high performance implementation.
> 
> MikkelFJ
> 
> 
> 
Old news ;-) -- see recent thread "Proposal for programming language of 
the year"