On 4/27/06, ara.t.howard / noaa.gov <ara.t.howard / noaa.gov> wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Apr 2006, John Gabriele wrote:
>
> > On 4/27/06, Cameron McBride <cameron.mcbride / gmail.com> wrote:
> >> I'm doubtful of any interest, but in the odd chance that someone else
> >> might want to play, [snip]
> >>
> >> Attached is a small library that calculates comological distances
> >> [snip]
> >> It requires the ruby GSL bindings (http://rb-gsl.rubyforge.org) for
> >> numerical integration.
> >
> > Neat. Thanks for the link Cameron.
> >
> > It's interesting that there's two different Ruby bindings to GSL
> > ("Ruby/GSL" and ruby-gsl). Any idea why that is? Sometimes when
> > there's two projects like this, it turns out that one is more of a
> > straight wrapper, while the other has been worked a little to have
> > more of the flavor of the language wrapping it. Is that the case here?
>
> if anyone is interested in playing with the gsl using the one-click-installer
> a pre-compiled version, including narray, is here
>
>    http://www.codeforpeople.com/lib/ruby/rb-gsl-win/
>
> just grab
>
>    http://www.codeforpeople.com/lib/ruby/rb-gsl-win/rb-gsl-1.7.0.tgz
>
> unpack.  and run 'ruby install.rb'.

Very cool, Ara.  I'll remember that link!

Cameron