"Heather Van Aelst" <hlva / yahoo.com> wrote in message
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> Someone asked a while back about web sites written in Ruby.  I was
> waiting to crunch a few of the worst bugs (don't worry there are plenty
> more :) ), but I think http://worldgeeks.org is ready for the Ruby
> community to bang away on it.
>
> Worldgeeks.org started as a class project at ArsDigita University last
> month and is written in entirely in Ruby backed with Postgres and
> Apache.  Our sourceforge project page at
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/worldgeeks has a code CVS and bugtracker
> (and the beginnings of rubydoc for the main body of code).
>
> The site itself focuses on promoting open source use in lesser developed
> countries though user-contributed slashdot style news blurbs, a links
> directory, and commenting/bulletin board facilities.
>
> So please, take a look and let us know what you think.  We can really
> use some beta-testing and bug finding help, not to mention more users
> helping to keep the content current.
>
> thanks,
> Heather
>

Is a site built in ruby generally faster or slower than one built in Perl or
PHP or ASP or something else?