On Nov 29, 2005, at 8:15 AM, David Balmain wrote:

> On 11/29/05, James Edward Gray II <james / grayproductions.net> wrote:
>> On Nov 29, 2005, at 1:12 AM, Leslie Viljoen wrote:
>>
>>> The real challenge will be the parser - in fact, that might be a
>>> good quiz too.
>>
>> I've been considering this for a quiz.  I'm currently in the process
>> of solving it myself, to prove it's not too much work.  My free time
>> is scarce currently though, so if you beat me to a solution mail it
>> to me, along with a count of how many hours it took to build...
>>
>> James Edward Gray II
>
> Parsing English is what I wrote my thesis on at university. I wonder
> if a general purpose English tokenizing and parsing library would be
> of any use to anyone. I'm thinking of taking it up again.

I would LOVE to see a pure Ruby library for something like this.  I  
can't imagine it wouldn't get used.

James Edward Gray II