dblack / wobblini.net wrote:
> Hi --
> 
> On Tue, 4 Jul 2006, Pawel Szymczykowski wrote:
> 
>> Hi all,
>>
>> My memory could be fuzzy - but didn't the Ruby language used to have a
>> sort of anime-girl type mascott several years ago?
> 
> 
> There was no such "mascot."  The ruby-chan image came up at a time
> when the notion of having a Ruby mascot was being bandied about.
> Mercifully, and correctly, the idea of having a kind of "pet"
> woman/girl as a mascot was not taken particularly seriously by very
> many people (except, perhaps, by those of us who felt somewhat
> affronted by it).

Thanks for pointing this out.  I recall when this was first suggested, 
and I'm glad it just faded away.


-- 
James Britt

"The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance, but the illusion 
of knowledge."
  - D. Boorstin