Hi,

In message "[ruby-talk:11299] Re: W3C Ruby"
    on 01/02/22, Oliver M.Bolzer <oliver / fakeroot.net> writes:

|Well, "Ruby" is a normal japanese word describing exactly what this Working 
|Draft is about. small text along side the main text, describing the main 
|text.
|Altough I think they should have named their "Ruby" "Rubi" because the 
|original japanese word has a very short "i" at the end of the 
|pronaounciation while our "Ruby" has a long "i" at the end. But it looks 
|like the other "Ruby" has been traditionally written that way in alphabet.

It should be "Ruby" because the name came from the English name of the
font size (5.5pt) used.  FYI, next smaller font size is "Pearl" (5pt).

							matz.