On Mon, Dec 5, 2011 at 9:51 PM, Shugo Maeda <shugo / ruby-lang.org> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> The following two projects have been selected from 16 proposals by
> thegrant committee.
> Ruby reference manual for you, me and everyoneApplicant: Yutaka Hara
> Ruby has API documentation only in English and Japanese, and
> theirworks are going separately. This project aims to provide a system
> forRuby's API documentation with a model "one central
> documentation(English) and its translations to other languages" to
> make it easierto start translating to a new language.

Excellent!

> kryptApplicant: Martin Bolet
> The goal of the krypt project is to provide a platform-
> andlibrary-independent cryptography API for Ruby. Not only C-based
> Rubyimplementations should be able to benefit from it, but there will
> alsobe an implementation for JRuby.
> The focus is on providing most of the features in Ruby,
> whileadditionally offering the possibility to integrate OS-
> orlanguage-specific native libraries to implement
> cryptographicprimitives. The milestones of the grant period cover two
> of the majorbuilding blocks of krypt: a streaming ASN.1 parser and a
> Ruby DSL forparsing and encoding arbitrary ASN.1 objects - the basic
> buildingblocks of most cryptographic protocols. There will be 2
> separateimplementations for Java- and C-based Rubies to guarantee
> maximumperformance, offering a Ruby interface that will be used
> throughoutthe library to implement higher-level functionality.
> Documentationincludes RDoc, general interface documentation in the
> project wiki, aswell as a technical specification in the form of RSpec
> specs.

Hooray! Hopefully this is the beginning of the end of OpenSSL! GO MARTIN!

- Charlie