brabuhr / gmail.com wrote:
> On Dec 3, 2007 6:41 AM, Robert Dober <robert.dober / gmail.com> wrote:
>> I also would like to have more information about discouraging other
>> languages, that seems a bold and stupid move IMHO, not at all in the
>> spirit of education on an open platform.
>> If this were true I would be rather shocked.
> 
> IIRC, the restriction was on what could be used for a core component of
> the platform (to keep the base size down), but that additional devel
> environments could be added.  I did find this reference:
>     Java virtual machine can be added via Yum or RPM install
>     but [is] not part of the standard distribution [1]
> 
> I will certainly be installing Ruby on mine.

If it can run Java, it oughta be able to run JRuby just fine.

- Charlie