On Thu, 31 Aug 2006 14:30:32 -0400, Robert Hicks <sigzero / gmail.com> wrote:

> When I go to install sqlite3-ruby on Windows XP, I am faced with a list
> of version numbers and version types (mswin or rb):
>
> Select which gem to install for your platform (i386-mswin32)
>  1. sqlite3-ruby 1.1.0 (mswin32)
>  2. sqlite3-ruby 1.1.0 (ruby)

You can think of that as mswin32=Windows, ruby=Everything but Windows. The  
mswin32 releases often have precompiled binaries.

Unless you have reason to do otherwise, go with the highest rev number. If  
you're on Windows, 1.1.0 (mswin32).

Regards,
   JJ


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