Thanks for all the info.  New Mac arrives next week!

Tim Hammerquist wrote:
> Logan Capaldo <logancapaldo / gmail.com> wrote:
> > Tim Hammerquist wrote:
> > > Ruby comes pre-installed with the base system.
> >
> > Just be careful, many Mac users prefer to install Ruby from
> > source  because Apple's build is "broken" in some senses
> > (pack's endian stuff  is mixed up) and non-standard in others.
> > (ruby.h header and some  friends are in a non-standard place).
>
>     penryu@kotoko:~>% type -a ruby
>     ruby is /usr/bin/ruby
>     ruby is /opt/local/bin/ruby
>
> Yeah, I ran into some issues myself.  But the problem is well
> documented and a solution easily found if the OP runs into any
> of these issues.  Hell, half the RoR docs I've found take
> a proactive approach and say "might as well replace it *before*
> you have any problems."
>
> > --Apple-Mail-2-122512390--
>
> Just be careful. Apple Mail is "broken" in some senses and
> non-standard in others.  :)  (I'm still waiting for external
> editor support...)
>
> (I use Mail.app for all my personal correspondence.  But I can't
> live without a nice (mutt|slrn)+vim combo for lists/groups.)
> 
> Cheers!
> Tim Hammerquist