Paulus Esterhazy wrote:
>> For a quite some time Ruby's lead an orphan's life. Even university
>> book stores in Bonn (former capital) and Cologne (one of the biggest
>> cities in Germany) had few if any books on Ruby in stock. This
>> situation persisted for at least two years.
>>
> 
> By the way, are there any local ruby (or rails) communities/user groups
> in Germany? Mchen, Kn, Berlin?

There's Hamburg.rb, well in Hamburg, although that (sadly) went a bit 
silent (after I moved to Munich).

But there is the idea of forming a Ruby/Rails group im Munich.

Happy rubying

StePhan