what about building it in .NET ?
:)

sorry, just had to....

Stuart

On 6/23/06, David Pollak <pollak / gmail.com> wrote:
> Folks,
>
> Not to stir up a hornet's nest or anything... but...
>
> It strikes me as a tad odd that RubyForge runs on a PHP code base.  I
> understand the reasons for using an existing tool, but it strikes me that
> Ruby and Rails is possibly the very best way known to man to build a
> complex, powerful web site.
>
> I know it's also a large time suck to build a developer's project management
> and code management web site... but imagine building the next generation (oh
> no, buzzwords) Web 2.0 developer site in Ruby.  It would be a great way to
> demonstrate that Ruby can be used to build very complex projects that scale
> well (37 Signals is an excellent example, but more is better.)  Imagine a
> 'show source' link on each page that would show someone how the page was
> created so that they see the beauty of R & R code.  Think of the benefit of
> a Ruby-based development and project management tool that can be used in
> businesses rather than bugzilla, etc.
>
> Okay, I know... I've been hitting my glass pipe a little too much.  However,
> when my SoC mentoring gig ends in a few months, I'll have 6 hours per week
> to contribute to an RForge style project.
>
> Please let me know your thoughts.  Am I taking drugs or would this be the
> kind of project we could build in order to build excitement?
>
> Thanks,
>
> David
>
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