[snip good stuff]
> Just want to give a general "thank you" to the crowd on #ruby-lang.
> I'd name names, but they know who they are, and if you don't...
> consider this an invitation :)

thank you for your work
 
> For those of you who are xBase curious, I have some commitments to
> take care of, but hope to offer something in the next couple of
> months.  If you need something sooner, I'd be willing to share what
> I've done so far.
> Bill Guindon (aka aGorilla)

In the meantime you may want to have to look at:
http://www.e-bachmann.dk/docs/xbase.htm
http://www.cs.cornell.edu/Courses/cs212/2001fa/Project/Part1/dbf.htm
(in case you haven't read it yet!)

have fun !

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