John Joyce wrote:
> 
> On Feb 2, 2008, at 12:54 PM, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky wrote:
> 
>> John Joyce wrote:
>>> A quicker easier way? Well, that's a good question, initially, I 
>>> think of RubyCocoa, but of course it requires a little understanding 
>>> of the Cocoa/NextStep/OpenStep world.... however, what I don't know 
>>> and am very curious about now is whether or not there is a RubyCocoa 
>>> equivalent for GNUOpenStep (or is it GNUStep?) itself!!?
>>
>> *  gnustep-libs/rigs
>>       Latest version available: 0.2.2.20050714-r1
>>       Latest version installed: [ Not Installed ]
>>       Unstable version:         0.2.2.20050714-r1
>>       Use Flags (stable):       -debug -doc
>>       Size of downloaded files: [no/bad digest]
>>       Homepage:    http://www.gnustep.org/experience/RIGS.html
>>       Description: Ruby Interface for GNUstep.
>>       License:     LGPL-2.1 GPL-2
>>
>>
>>
> Ed you're a saint!
> Now I have a reason to put up with the things I don't like about linux 
> GUIs!
> I've long felt the biggest problem with Linux for the desktop (meaning 
> for everyday people) is that the interfaces stink when you're used to OS 
> X or even Windows. The decentralized nature of it is that things are 
> pretty fugly at times and inconsistent.
> KDE is nicer looking, but the overall system lacks consistency with that 
> or Gnome.
> I love using the Mac, but I have little love for their business 
> practices. Microsoft is also, more obviously, hard to love...
> I'm now looking forward to playing with gnustep on linux!
> 
> 

Well ... before you canonize me too quickly, see

https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=208643

:)

I've been running WindowMaker as my main desktop for a couple of years 
now, but I've never actually attempted to get the GNUStep stuff working. 
I'll never go back to KDE or Gnome -- they're just too bloated.