Gabriel wrote:
> 
> 
> On Wed, 29 Aug 2001, Avdi B.Grimm wrote:
> 
> > I know it's bad manners to ask for some non-trivial feature without offering
> > to code it, but I'm going to anyway.  I just need to get this off my chest:
> >
> > Bring CPAN to Ruby!!!
> 
> Hrm.  I think my preference would be to code them as needed in Ruby.  I'd
> hate to have to keep changing my thinking between Perl and Ruby if I needed
> to make modifications, or track down subtle behavior issues.
> 
> I think I have seen some Ruby modules that wrap Perl modules.  That seems like
> a nice intermediate step if the intent is to one day go further and do the
> rewrite (and someone will do it, and they'll add a newsreader too... :) )
> 
> I believe GD::Graph is doing this right now.

This is one possible solution. Perhaps I'll extract some parts of GD::Graph to
make it usable for other wrapper programs. 
Another solution is to use the Perl module by Yoshida Masato:

  http://www.yoshidam.net/Ruby.html#perl


Regards,

  Michael

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