Hi,

Premshree Pillai wrote:

> evangelize about Python in the past, but no longer (my reasons, if you
> care: http://www.livejournal.com/users/premshree/50417.html).

Kinda vulgar IMO, at least in the first sentence, it made me not want to 
go on.

> 
> So I have been speaking on Ruby whenever I get the opportunity. I'll
> be speaking on another upcoming event in India (at Pune, to be
> specific; details at http://gnunify.sicsr.ac.in/shedule.shtml). The
> thing is, I have not been able to find many Ruby programmers who talk
> about Ruby and stuff -- or if they do exist, they're not interested in
> spreading Ruby.
> 
> Through this forum I'd like to specifically address Ruby users from
> India. I have been doing my best to evangelize about Ruby through
> various confs. But, this is not an easy task -- it requires a lot more
> evangelists. Ruby, at the moment, is in a position where it _requires_
> evangelism first, then education (a fine line here, but I hope you get
> the idea).

Sometimes education is the best evangelism.

> 
> I'd really like it if I could hear from Ruby users in India -- so
> that, if possible, we could form some kind of a user group, and help
> in promoting Ruby.

Good Luck!

Zach