----- Original Message ----- 
From: Kent Dahl <kentda / stud.ntnu.no>
Newsgroups: comp.lang.ruby
To: ruby-talk ML <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>; <undisclosed-recipients: ;>
Sent: Wednesday, December 19, 2001 8:46 AM
Subject: [ruby-talk:28914] Re: How can we get publicity for 1.8 release?


> "Hal E. Fulton" wrote:
> > I'll second that. There is a shortage of women in
> > computer science as in most engineering
> > disciplines.
> 
> I've been wondering how to go about "marketing" a Ruby introductory
> course in a way that appeals to women also. So far my (quite male) brain
> hasn't got anything better than a play on "Ruby-Nuby" and baby talk.
> "Not quite as easy as baby talk, but easier than SmallTalk" or something
> similarly brain dead. :-)
> 
> *puts on asbestos underpants*

Ruby.toilet_seat.down?  #=> true

No, I wouldn't say that publicly. :)

Hal