On 02 Nov 2004, you wrote in gmane.comp.lang.ruby.general:

> Has there been a way to capture stdout and stderr (most important) on 
> Windows yet?

Your post got lost in a OT thread, not much chance of receiving answers 
here. 

To my knowledge there is a win32-open3 package to be found here:
 http://raa.ruby-lang.org/project/win32-open3/
I haven't tried it out, so this is just a pointer, no recommendation. 

Best regards, kaspar

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