Slavo Furman wrote:
> Thanks for all answers... :)
> 
> 
> On 9/10/07, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky <znmeb / cesmail.net> wrote:
>>
>> 1. Have you considered staying on Windows and installing "Instant Rails"
>> there?
> 
> 
> Yes. This is where I am now. But majority of new developments and all
> hostings I found are on Linux/Unix so ...
> 
> 2. Have you considered installing the jRuby platform on Windows and
>> using that?
> 
> 
> No. I really do not like to mess with Java stuff again (have a awful
> experience with enterprise Java with which I have to interop with in one of
> our apps I developed in my work. Never more!). But I really looking forward
> to spent some time with IronRuby (http://ironruby.rubyforge.org/) when it
> will be more complete.

There's very little about JRuby that feels like Java. It smells pretty 
much like Ruby, unless you choose to pull in Java libraries on your own. 
It's just Ruby with a different VM underneath.

- Charlie