On 9/11/06, Pieter Kubben <pieter / kubben.nl> wrote:
> Rick Denatale wrote:
> > I'm curious as to what you saw in the responses which made you think
> > that Ruby isn't the right choice.
>
> I got the impression that GUI development was rather weak, and that the
> main focus lies on RoR. However, as I am looking for something to do
> desktop development and I understood that RoR is for web dev, I ignored
> the remarks on no recompiling for RoR (of course, webdev...)
>
> I need a decent GUI (could be done by scripting, perhaps) which allows
> to work with a standalone database, so no web connection involved...

Err, you don't need a "web connection" to use a Ruby on Rails
application.   Why do you think you do?

Joe