From: Dave Thomas <Dave / thomases.com>
To: ruby-talk ML <ruby-talk / netlab.co.jp>
Sent: Tuesday, February 15, 2000 11:37 PM
Subject: [ruby-talk:01434] Re: perl2ruby conversion guide


> "Conrad Schneiker" <schneiker / jump.net> writes:
>
> > From: Dave Thomas <Dave / thomases.com>
> > > If people are planning on writing FAQs and the like, you might want to
> > > consider stealing the system we use for the FAQ.
> >
> > Do you know if it will run under cygwin32b20?
>
> It might, but you'd probably have to do a heap of tweaking. The
> sgml-tools package is a mixture of the nsgmls package (which may or
> may not run under Windows), Perl, LaTeX and other assorted stuff.

Hmm. Would rather learn more Ruby. Would rather work on FAQ.

What Linux package/system/release or whatever do you use?

> > If not, it just might motivate me to get a new system with enough memory
and
> > horsepower to run both Linux and Win2000 on the same box with the (don't
> > recall vendor) virtual machine system.
>
> That shouldn't be the only thing to motivate you to run Linux!

It's not. It's the N+1st thing (albeit with a small N and a large 1).

> Did you
> read the article that said that Microsoft admitted to 65,000 bugs in
> Win2K? My guess is there's more, but the bug tracking system hit 16
> bit overflow.

Isn't that several tens of thousands fewer bugs than last time?

Conrad