Bret wrote:
> Please let me know whether you want these kinds of mixed up questions on 
> this list. Remember, testers are used to being beat up by developers, and 
> will be reticent. I know this is a polite list, but i guess i want more 
> reassurance that this kind of thing would be welcome here.

(and to wtr-general:)
> ...
> Ruby is a general purpose scripting language and there are a lot more 
> people available to answer such general questions on the 
> ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org mailing list.
>
> Such questions are also welcome here, but if your question is not getting 
> answered you may want to ask on the other list.
> ...

This list loves ruby nubies. You've done well in your message to direct them 
here.

> We've given some thought to eventually being able to generate Selenium 
> scripts from Watir scripts, thus allowing for the cross-browser solution. 
> This would amount to the moral equivalent of a cross-compiler. You'd 
> develop on Windows, but then could create a script that would run on other 
> browsers and platforms.

Sounds like fun.

Cheers,
Dave