Hi,

In message "Re: IronPython: A fast Python implementation for .NET and Mono"
    on 04/05/21, Carsten Eckelmann <careck / circle42.com> writes:

|If MS were really as good as they always claim, they would have invented 
|Ruby, right? ;)

They bought Ruby, and renamed it as Visual Basic.
Google it.  It's a true story.

							matz.
p.s.
That Ruby is not *our* Ruby though.