On 4/26/07, edcrosbys <edcrosbys / gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm new, please bear with me?

Welcome to the group.

> I am trying to get a bit of data from the user. The only library I'm
> using now is watir (since I'm interacting w/ web pages). I can use get
> or STDIN.read to grab the input, but I would like to do something like a
> typical windows pop-up dialog box. Is there anything out there? If you
> point me in the general direction I might be able to find it. I started
> checking out the OLE stuff in hopes of finding it, but came back empty
> handed.

This one is a bit of an unusual suggestion, but considering your web
app background I thought I could throw it out there:

You could use Camping - a tiny web app framework to get user input,
and then invoke your scripts (or whatever else you are using the
user input for).