Heh, I was about to check for downloads. :)

Congratulations to the two of y'all!


On Mon, 24 Jan 2005 02:29:57 +0900, Chris Pine <cpine / hellotree.com> wrote:
> Big news!
> 
> Ruby 2 (a.k.a Ruby Secunda Kathrine Pine) was released January 22, 2005
> at 1:51:42 pm (PST) after a few hours of intense, last-minute debugging
> and deployment.  We've been working on this project for just over 9
> months and are quite pleased with the results!  (Well, my wife really
> did most of the work, though I *did* play a seminal role in the initial
> project conception phase.)
> 
> <<< THE NAME >>>
> 
> Ruby     -- named after our favorite language, of course!
> Secunda  -- our second child (after C), and the second Ruby
>              (in the roman tradition of numbering your children,
>              e.g. "Quintus" and "Octavius")
> Kathrine -- named after the lead programmer on this project
>              (a tradition in her ancestral development house)
> Pine     -- yes, our last name, but also Matz once told me that
>              "matz" is Japanese for "pine"!
> 
> <<< FEATURES >>>
> 
> * Powerful audio output (even on those little tweeters)
> * Net Wt. 9 pounds (or a little over 20k carats as Dave Thomas notes)
> * FIFO digestive queue
> * Ruby.length == 20 inches
> * UNBEATABLE copy protection
> * Dark brown hair
> * Just plain FUN!  (true to the Ruby lagacy)
> 
> <<< KNOWN ISSUES >>>
> 
> * FIFO queue occasionally behaves like a LIFO stack
> * Ruby.sleep(ALL_NIGHT) seems to resume unexpectedly
> * While C (her big brother) sends plenty of messages to Ruby,
>    Ruby doesn't seem to respond to C calls.
> 
> <<< SCREENSHOTS >>>
> 
> Screenshots will soon be available here:
> http://pine.fm/FamilyPictures/?page=filter&year=2005&month=1
> 
> Currently, though, we've only put up our pre-release screenshots (and
> around 4000 pictures of C).
> 
> <<< DOWNLOADS >>>
> 
> You wish!
> 
> :)
> 
> Chris
> 
> 


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