On 1/13/06, Wilson Bilkovich <wilsonb / gmail.com> wrote:
> On 1/13/06, Joe Van Dyk <joevandyk / gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 1/13/06, tsumeruby / tsumelabs.com <tsumeruby / tsumelabs.com> wrote:
> > > On Friday 13 January 2006 06:23 am, David Vallner wrote:
> > > > I blame Gtk being mentally associated with a lack of an official binary
> > > > distribution for Windows - although I'm going out on a limb here, I don't
> > >
> > > There are windows binaries for ruby-gtk2 and a gtk installer, what are you
> > > talking about?
> > > > A frozen API isn't everything, ease of deployment is _very_ valuable in
> > > > making end-user applications, and fxruby does deliver perfectly in that
> > > > respect.
> > >
> > > A frozen API is very important not only for the programmer, but for
> > > distribution. When you have an app with 20,000 lines of code, you don't want
> > > the app to break just because you now have to handle another add-in.
> > >
> > > and ease of deployment is very easy with Gtk/ruby-gtk2 as well.. if you read
> > > the fine site :)
> >
> > Some guy recently posted to ruby-gnome2 about a .zip file that he made
> > that contained a ruby + gnome2 executable that you could run without
> > having anything installed previously.  Pretty neat.  And the
> > application looked pretty good too.
>
> Do you have a link to the mailing list posting? I've been struggling
> with Rubyscript2EXE, attempting to deploy a Ruby/GTK application I
> wrote.  I'm having a lot of trouble bundling non-ruby/dll resources,
> such as YAML files and glade configs.  I'm just about ready to write
> an NSIS installer instead.

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