> Hello --
>
> On Mon, 3 Sep 2001, (Phil Tomson) wrote:
> > Actually, thanks for posting it here.  I was trying to search OReilly's
> > site the other day to findout when their Ruby book was coming out- there
> > was nothing there then.
> >
> > Now, here's the rub with this book: The cover of Oreilly's Ruby book will
> > hava  snail on it!  Can we lobby them to give us a different animal (or
> > mineral in this case).  It probably wouldn't be good for Ruby to be known
> > as 'that snail language' with 'the snail book'.
>
> No: the escargot book.
Hm.. not so many people might associate it with gourmet snails.
>
> :-)
>
> David
Hm.. in German a snail is regarded as a very slow animal and
Ruby does not deserve that. Does a snail mean sth. else in Japan?

Bye,
Armin.

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