> Unforunately I can't get it installed quickly to come up with a more
 > informed critique.
 > Why does Debian hate ruby? :(

What problems did you have building it?

Nick


Tom Willis wrote:
> On Sat, 12 Mar 2005 22:07:28 +0900, Enrico Schwass <deckard73 / freenet.de> wrote:
> 
>>Hello
>>
>> >So I am still learning Ruby.  I am also learning C.  I just did
>> >Conways Game of Life in C.  I showed my wife and she wasn't impressed.
>> >
>> >I then decided to do it again in Ruby.  I was thinking I could use a
>> >GUI toolkit to make it better looking.
>> >
>> >I am looking at them they don't seem ruby-ish.  Or perhaps I don't
>> >know what I am talking about:)
>> >
>> >What is the best one for a newbie to get a handle on?
>>
>>I suggest the tk-library. The bindings are already included. (ext/tk)
>>Look at www.scriptics.com or www.tcltk.com
>>Its cross platform and there is a lot of documentation available.
>>
>>ciao
>>Enno
>>
>>
> 
> 
> I like the wxWindows toolkit at least in Python. Haven't tried it in
> ruby yet, but here's a link.
> 
> http://wxruby.rubyforge.org/wiki/wiki.pl
> 
> A brief look at the examples and it looks like the bindings look a lot
> more rubyish. Pythons bindings made me feel like I was interfacing to
> an external library rather than writing in the language manipulating
> objects etc.
> 
> 
> Unforunately I can't get it installed quickly to come up with a more
> informed critique.
> Why does Debian hate ruby? :(