For those of you who haven't seen this yet:
Sun hires JRuby developers Charles O Nutter and Thomas Enebo with a 
mandate to work fulltime on JRuby and also think about developer tools 
for Ruby developers.

This is obviously great news both for JRuby and the Ruby language.

More info can be found in Tim Bray's Ongoing:
http://www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2006/09/07/JRuby-guys
and Charlies blog (where he has collected links to other places about this):
http://headius.blogspot.com/2006/09/jruby-steps-into-sun.html

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