Ruby Weekly News

Ruby Weekly News: 11/04/2002

A summary of activity on the ruby-talk mailing list, brought to you
this week by Pat Eyler.




Sys/Host 0.3.0
Daniel Berger has released a new version of Sys/Host.

Text::Format 0.52.2
Austin Ziegler has released a minor update to Text::Format, his
announcement was the springboard for a discussion of

MIME::Types 1.004
Austin also updated MIME::Types.

Austin Ziegler announced Rtidy/Citydesk, the app for which
Text::Format and MIME::Types were written, it’s a helper app
for the commercial CityDesk product.

MUES 0.02
The second release of MUES – the Multi-User Environment
Server. It is a multi-threaded, event-driven internet game
environment server written in Ruby and C.

rpkg (test release)
Massimiliano Mirra has released a new test version of rpkg, one
of the proposed ruby distribution systems.

Phlip has released a 400 line mini wiki which includes its own

DbTalk 0.71
Dalibor Sramek announced the lated release of his DbTalk


A good link to read while we discuss RAA.succ
Simon Cozens wrote an article about module namespaces which was
referred to on the mailing lis. A nice thread ensued, with
Simon participating.

      Why the lucky stiff brough up blogging RubyConf to help
      disseminate the information that came out of it.

[rubyconf] want to meet Microsoft .NET guy?
matz asked if anyone was interested in going to meet some
microsoft people with him. It seems that there were :slight_smile:

Thoughts on Ruby
Enric Lafont started a loong and interesting thread about the
similarities between Ruby and Samlltalk and how Ruby might be
improved by being more Smalltalk like.