On Wed, 7 Nov 2001, Pete McBreen wrote:

> Robert wrote in message
> <4a249347.0111060650.3ec31d96 / posting.google.com>...
> >Learning to Program using the Ruby scripting language...BTW I think
> >Alan Gauld, who did the Python book, was asked to do a Ruby one along
> >the same lines. I am not sure what the status of that is.
>
>
> At RubyConf in Florida there was some discussion about doing a Ruby
> version of "How to Think like a Computer Scientist". You can see the
> Python version online at http://www.ibiblio.org/obp/thinkCSpy/ After the
> conference one brave soul quietly volunteered to look at what it would
> take to produce the Ruby version. It wasn't me - after writing a book on
> Software Craftsmanship I can safely say that computer science isn't
> really something that I can put my energy into:-)

Who was that?  I was thinking about what it might take to Rubify the book,
rather than just convert the examples into Ruby.

Mike

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