On Friday, October 22, 2004, 4:09:16 AM, Karl wrote:

> "Curt Hibbs" <curt / hibbs.com> wrote in message
> news:<EAENKKNOJPMNCDMLDOMLAEKBGHAA.curt / hibbs.com>...
>> 
>> So, I wanted to ask all of you, what would your answer be to the question
>> "What is Ruby"?

> My standard answer is "It's the third item in the set 'Perl, Python, and Ruby'".

Nice.  Like: what _is_ the number three?  A: the size of a set with
three members.

Gavin