In article <9yASc.15093$Yf6.3069@lakeread03>, jmh  <j_m_h / cox.net> wrote:
>I'm not currently a Ruby user but have heard about it for a
>while (few years). I've started looking into it and will get
>around to compiling it in the next few weeks but was curious
>how people are using the language. Is it primarily for
>sys admin tasks? Internal applications? External customers?
>Commercial applications?
>

I use Ruby for modelling/simulating quantum computation:

http://nexp.cs.pdx.edu/~qc/cgi-bin/view/QC/QuantumDesignLanguage

....which doesn't really fit into any of the above catagories ;-)

Phil