On 2006-04-03 07:31:04 -0700, "Eustaquio Rangel de Oliveira Jr." 
<eustaquiorangel / yahoo.com> said:
> There was a Ruby before "our" Ruby, and it's known as Visual Basic 
> today!  Jesus!

There's also a Ruby used for (IIRC) ASIC design. I stumbled upon it 
while searching for some Ruby stuff.