[Ironruby-core] Ruby 1.9.1 stable released

Nathan Stott nrstott at gmail.com
Thu Feb 5 08:57:23 EST 2009


Hah, I've never heard modulo used in any sense except "1 % 6".  Learn
something new everyday.  Thanks guys.

On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 12:05 AM, Curt Hagenlocher <curth at microsoft.com>wrote:

>  "modulo" in this sense means "excluding" -- that we're not considering
> the item.  Continuations are described at
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Continuation.  Implementing continuations on
> top of the CLR would be pretty challenging, and (as I understand it) they're
> not widely used in the Ruby community.
>
>
>
> *From:* ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org [mailto:
> ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org] *On Behalf Of *Nathan Stott
> *Sent:* Wednesday, February 04, 2009 6:41 PM
> *To:* ironruby-core at rubyforge.org
> *Subject:* Re: [Ironruby-core] Ruby 1.9.1 stable released
>
>
>
> What are "modulo continuations"?  I've never heard that term.  I've done
> very little ruby work but am interested in the topic.  I did a quick google
> and only things related to iron ruby came back when I entered modulo
> continuations.
>
> On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 4:28 PM, Jimmy Schementi <
> Jimmy.Schementi at microsoft.com> wrote:
>
> IronRuby is targeting 1.8.6 compatibility (modulo continuations) with Ruby
> on Windows first. There are some Ruby 1.9 features which we have designed
> IronRuby to support in future versions. This will eventually happen, but
> 1.8.6 compat will need to happen first.
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org [mailto:ironruby-core-
> > bounces at rubyforge.org] On Behalf Of Orion Edwards
> > Sent: Friday, January 30, 2009 3:52 PM
> > To: ironruby-core at rubyforge.org
> > Subject: [Ironruby-core] Ruby 1.9.1 stable released
> >
> > The goalposts just got moved...
> >
> > http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2009/01/30/ruby-1-9-1-released/
> >
> > Apologies if this is old news.
> >
> > This begs the question, is IronRuby eventually going to target 1.9?
> > Any ideas on when or if this might happen?
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