Alder Green wrote:

/ ...

> How do I get a nice color scheme that would do a better job of
> visually differentiating the various Ruby-related syntactical
> elements?

Options:

1. Get the Vim source and edit the syntax coloring engine datafiles.

2. Change editors. Kate (and KWrite) on Linux have acceptable Ruby syntax
coloring. See this page for an example:

http://www.arachnoid.com/ruby/rbeautify.rb.html

(colors exported from KWrite)

Or are these colors also too much the same for your requirements?

-- 
Paul Lutus
http://www.arachnoid.com