> How about libical? It seems to be the gold standard for ical file stuff and
> the pure Ruby ical APIs I've tried to use don't seem to do the job as well
> as I'd like.

I second the vote for getting libical going in a Ruby environment.

Also, Victor, you might want to check out Sam Ruby's interface for DB2.
http://www.intertwingly.net/blog/2005/12/12/DB2-interface-for-Ruby-progress

Cheers,
Bob Aman