On Sat, 26 Feb 2005 11:57:26 +0900, Matt Lawrence <matt / technoronin.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 26 Feb 2005, Neil Stevens wrote:
> 
> > IBM is a big company, and various tentacles work on many things.
> >
> > There is no one monolithic "them" to show Ruby to!
> 
> I'm trying to promote Ruby.  I'm working around a bunch of Japanese
> engineers who I would like to convince that Ruby is a good thing.
> However, there does seem to be a bit of a cultural "disconnect" going on,
> I haven't really been able to socialize with them.  I'm just the "Friendly
> Neighborhood Sysadmin", not one of the designers.  Since there is a rather
> large Japanese contingent here, perhaps some of y'all would be willing to
> give me some pointers.  If I'm successful, it would help get Ruby into
> Sony and Toshiba as well.
 
Perhaps this is worthy of it's own thread?  I'd hate for your effort
to fail simply because your request didn't reach the right eyeballs
(who may not care about IBM/PHP).

Good luck with your quest, I'd imagine if you can get them to consider
it, they'll be sold.

-- 
Bill Guindon (aka aGorilla)