Visual ruby

I just want to find the Visual Ruby project, and find this page:

http://www.activestate.com/Corporate/Copyright.html

That’s why this project called VisualuRuby or sg. like that?

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Kontra, Gergely kgergely@mlabdial.hit.bme.hu wrote:

I just want to find the Visual Ruby project, and find this page:

http://www.activestate.com/Corporate/Copyright.html

That’s why this project called VisualuRuby or sg. like that?

Hmmmm… I also see that they’ve trademarked ActiveRuby.

I’m not sure I’d read too much into this yet… They might have done this
a while ago. At one time they were considering supporting Ruby.

Phil

They did do this well over a year ago…I don’t think ActiveRuby or
Visual Ruby is on their roadmap…or it was not earlier this year when I
talked to their CEO. They did not (yet) see Ruby as a viable market for
a (pay for) product.

-rich

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-----Original Message-----
From: Phil Tomson [mailto:ptkwt@shell1.aracnet.com]
Sent: Thursday, September 19, 2002 1:41 PM
To: ruby-talk ML
Subject: Re: visual ruby

In article
Pine.LNX.4.21.0209191803420.16536-100000@mlabdial.hit.bme.hu,
Kontra, Gergely kgergely@mlabdial.hit.bme.hu wrote:

I just want to find the Visual Ruby project, and find this page:

http://www.activestate.com/Corporate/Copyright.html

That’s why this project called VisualuRuby or sg. like that?

Hmmmm… I also see that they’ve trademarked ActiveRuby.

I’m not sure I’d read too much into this yet… They might
have done this
a while ago. At one time they were considering supporting Ruby.

Phil

Rich Kilmer wrote:

They did do this well over a year ago…I don’t think ActiveRuby or
Visual Ruby is on their roadmap…or it was not earlier this year when I
talked to their CEO. They did not (yet) see Ruby as a viable market for
a (pay for) product.

Yet if they are protecting the name now, it’s probably because they
think it may become widespread enough, and thus want to keep the path
open just in case.

BTW, Active can be downloaded for free. Couldn’t
they package an ActiveRuby too? On the selling side, they could
package it in the CD which contains all the others as "extra value"
or something …

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