In article <elvmtd$dne$1 / news.sap-ag.de>, i039345 <i039345 / sap.com>
wrote:

> Hi guys
> 
> I am bit curious to know how did ruby come in to existense . Woulds be great 
> if somebody could provide some history about this


As far as I can tell, this was the original announcement. I notice that
it received no replies. :-)

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