"Dave Burt" <dave / burt.id.au> writes:

> How much ruby code is in the ruby standard distribution, for comparison? I'd 
> be guessing along these lines:
> core: 100 kLOC
> stdlib: 100 kLOC
> total in standard ruby 1.8.2: 250 kLOC

Good guess.

g@crash:~/src/ruby$ cat `find . -iname '*.rb'` | wc -l
262738

And here's an interesting stat for the pythonists to scoff at:

g@crash:~/src/ruby$ cat `find . -iname '*.rb'` | grep '^[ \t]*end[ \t]*$' | wc -l
31166

Quite a lot, huh?