Well, I have heard a few things about it. Here is a ref I digged up:
Slide Presentation Summary Wow! check out how to open a file and grep for something in Ruby:
Brave GNU World's Article on Ruby. Summary has multi-threading independent of OS. Has mod_ruby for Apache. Plans for Ruby to be a successor and replacement for Perl.
37 reasons I love Ruby Summary: I really dont see much in these reasons. Good luck Ruby.
The FAQ at Ruby Central Summary Now this is nice. You can serialize and restore objects. Some parts of perl are not truly serializable (sub refs and code refs).
Sunworld's "New Choices for Scripting" Summary: Lots of cool languages here
Ruby on the Web Summary Lots more links.
- FICL --- has java interface (FIJI) that allows one to script Java programs
- Ruby -- hmmm not too much interesting here.
Edit: footpad, ~Tue Nov 20 14:51:29 2001 (UTC)