[MacRuby-devel] Could MacRuby work with Cocotron?

Jordan K. Hubbard jkh at apple.com
Tue Oct 28 14:30:03 PDT 2008

On Oct 28, 2008, at 1:39 PM, Laurent Sansonetti wrote:

> On Oct 28, 2008, at 1:25 PM, Rich Morin wrote:
>> Looking at some web pages on Cocotron
>> http://macdaddyworld.com/2008/10/27/adventures-in-cocotron/
>> http://cocotron.org/
>> I was wondering what major obstacles there are to using it on
>> a MacRuby project.  Clues welcome...
> That's a good question. At a glance there is at least a big  
> technical problem: the GC engine, which MacRuby uses and which is  
> currently closed source.

I think there are a lot more potential problems than that.  I don't  
see Cocoatron as anything as a distraction right now in any case since  
MacRuby has a ways to go just in becoming a production quality  
solution on Mac OS X without looking further afield.

- Jordan

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