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392Re: [ruby-india] Its time for a Ruby OS , and here it is

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  • Pratik
    Dec 21, 2006
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      Hi Abhishek,

      Sounds good. But, I'm not really very clear what it
      exactly does. It'd be great if you can put up some
      tiny examples of it. Currently, it looks like DIY
      linux to me.

      Thanks,
      Pratik

      --- pabhishek22 <abhishek.parolkar@...> wrote:

      > hello world,
      > We talk ruby , we play rails. I got to tell you
      > that we need a
      > scalable ruby platform( I mean, execution
      > environment) designed "only
      > for ruby".
      >
      > --> Why?
      > --<'coz next generation web2.0 applications designed
      > by ruby/rails
      > demand high performance... and 'coz programs
      > written in ruby should
      > be able to run natively on wide processor
      > architectures without
      > without ruby interpreter...
      >
      > --> Ruby is dynamic language, its my favorite
      > scripting language then
      > Mr Abhishek, why u are spoiling the beauty of ruby,
      > why the h*ll you
      > want me to compile my ruby programs for different
      > architectures?.
      > --< Cool down! , The "dynamism" and "intuitiveness"
      > of ruby code
      > allows us to realize our ideas fast, and we can do
      > rapid prototyping.
      > Thats fine, but when ruby programs are deployed for
      > production use...
      > they are a little slow. Decide! you want to give
      > slow program to your
      > customer?
      >
      > --> Hey man!, Processors are getting cheap! I can
      > always increase
      > processor clocks to tune my deployed ruby code. I
      > mean, I am not
      > worried about economics of computing?.
      > --< Hold on, Ask yourself , Is it just processor or
      > added physical mem
      > or added fancy dual processor board that increases
      > efficiency?
      >
      >
      > --> Oh ok, so has anybody else tried to do what you
      > are trying to do?
      > --< yes , "XRuby" is ruby to java byte code
      > converter... a good work ,
      > Its for java byte code lovers...
      >
      > --> Oh ok, tell me what is your project all about?
      > --< [sneos.ip6.in]SneOS is the most simple and tiny
      > operating system
      > based on vanilla linux kernel. The goal of this OS
      > distribution is to
      > optimize the linux for ruby friendly applications.
      > The size of current
      > release is about 24MB. I would like every body to
      > help me in finding
      > areas where an operating system can be optimized for
      > "ruby".
      >
      > --> I want to have a look.
      > --< You are heartily welcomed! http://sneos.ip6.in
      > (if this domain is
      > temporarily down, catch it at
      > http://sneos.googlecode.com/files/default.htm)
      >
      > --> I am interested to get involved...
      > --< wonderful, lets get started , mail me at
      > abhishek@...
      >
      >
      > 'regards
      > Abhishek Parolkar
      >
      >
      >
      >


      --
      pratik@lifofifo ~/null $ irb
      irb(main):001:0> nil.nil?
      => true





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