* Norjee <Norjee / gmail.com> [2005-07-30 23:01:02 +0900]:

> At the moment I'm looking at rails, it seems like a great framework.
> The only downside it has is its rather limited availability of 3rd
> party libraries. At the moment there are at least two libraries I need
> that are available to python but not to ruby (search engine, either
> xapian or lucene( python has bindings to both, ruby has neither), pydns
> and another custom python script)

You may want to check out Ruby Odeum:

  http://www.zedshaw.com/projects/ruby_odeum/
  http://www.zedshaw.com/projects/ruby_odeum/performance.html

-- 
Jim Freeze