Awesome!  This'll show James Gosling that Ruby's perfectly fine for
interplanetary navigation! :D

On 4/28/06, ara.t.howard / noaa.gov <ara.t.howard / noaa.gov> wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Apr 2006, Cameron McBride wrote:
>
> > On 4/27/06, John Gabriele <jmg3000 / gmail.com> wrote:
> >> 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?
> >
> > Some might consider that a fair distinction between the two bindings,
> > although both camps have included code from the other at one point or
> > another.  IMO, Arno's (http://ruby-gsl.sourceforge.net/) is a bit more of a
> > straight forward binding whereas Yoshiki added a few things to round some
> > corners (and hence it's the one I use).  Also, Yoshiki put a good deal of
> > time into documentation - which is always a good thing!
>
> lastly, yoshiki's versions allows one to intermix narray and gsl routines
> which is really sweet.
>
> cheers.
>
> -a
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>


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