[racket] Racket on Racket?

From: Jon Rafkind (rafkind at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Wed Sep 22 17:05:03 EDT 2010

  On 09/22/2010 02:58 PM, Grant Rettke wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 1:17 PM, Shriram Krishnamurthi<sk at cs.brown.edu>  wrote:
>> There is -- that's the Honu language.  This is a very ambitious syntax
>> design built entirely on top of Racket, with infix and what not, with
>> the added benefit that you ought to be able to embed Honu expressions
>> (h-expressions) inside Racket programs.
>> (I should not say much to avoid misleading readers, because to me Honu
>> has always been two things: a *syntax* experiment and a *semantics*
>> experiment.  I don't know how much either or both of those is still
>> true.)
> Has anyone done Racket with a Ruby syntax or something to that effect?
> I think Jon Rafkind played around with Ruby on Racket, or a Ruby syntax.
Yea I put up what I currently have on github. I started an interpreter 
but it could only do some very basic things.


Ruby is mildly annoying to implement because you can modify virtually 
everything in the language (as in overriding existing classes' 

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