> > Incidentally, there's a knock knock joke in the Ruby world that goes 
> > something like this.
> > 
> >  Knock Knock
> >     Who's there?
> >  Ruby.
> >     Ruby who?
> >  Ruby <EUC-JP encoded answer.>
> 
> Wish i got it.
> 

I think this is making fun with the fact, that you often only see japanese characters when searching for a ruby application. And if you'r lucky you get a altavista translated english version of the site to help you have a funny day laughing about automatic translation programs.

Regards,

Brian