Lyle Johnson wrote:
> 
> On Jul 30, 2007, at 3:05 PM, rmagick / gmail.com wrote:
> 
>> PJ raises a warning cry about IronRuby: "Uh Oh. Another Smooth Move
>> from Microsoft: Watch out, Ruby. Watch out OSI." [http://
>> www.groklaw.net/article.php?story=20070730120109643]
> 
> I'm not sure I understand what this has to do with Ruby. The implication 
> seems to be that because Microsoft's IronRuby is released under a 
> license that isn't approved by OSI, that the Ruby community at large had 
> better "watch out".
> 
> With all due to respect to John Lam and the other IronRuby developers, 
> is anyone taking IronRuby all that seriously?
> 
Very, but not for the reason you'd think.  If IronRuby pans out, and if 
SilverLight 1.1 does what it says on the tin, getting Ruby installed on 
a client's machine becomes a no-op.

-- 
Alex