Java is attractive for several reasons. A powerful gui, speed is very
good, and there's JRuby... But I want to explore new territory. That's
why I want to choose Qt, because it's something new for me. Also
because I am a C++ developer I want to improve my cv a bit ;)

Francis

Thomas Mueller wrote:
> Hi,
>
> You might want to have a look at Java 6. I have just installed that
> yesterday and haven't played around with it at all yet, but from what
> I read on the website it's integration with scripting languages might
> make it relatively easy to include Ruby scripting in your text editor.
>
> I realise there would be quite a few disadvantages to this approach
> (need the runtime, need a brand new runtime, cannot code it in
> Ruby...) but it might be worth looking into this.
> 
> Thomas