Richard Dale wrote:

> It's great to hear about all this ruby enthusiasm in Belgium. I went to the
> FOSDEM meeting there this year and there were some good ruby talks. Maybe
> someone could bring along some ruby books like the new Pickaxe and Ruby Way
> to sell there next year, as well as any O'Reilly rubies..
> 

Yeah, the ruby tutorial at Fosdem was very cool. It sparked my interest 
in ruby. The presentation was good too, but there is a big difference 
between saying "it's completely OO, you have blocks, ..", and actually 
showing it by programming something moderately complex.