> | * implement and use a grand unified event loop for timers, select,
> |sockets, xlib, gtk, database, etc. [1-2 classes/files for the base;
> |adapt libraries so that they use that system]
> Ian once proposed such event loop before.  I haven't get the image of
> grand unified event loop yet.  Dicussion is welcome.

I will eventually come up with such a thing while fiddling with XLib and
other things.

> dRuby (distributed Ruby) accopmplish at least part of your desire.
> The greatest problem of eRuby is no English document is available.

thanks for the info

> | * Take the Point class from Ruby xlib. Make it const (Points as values,
> |not variables; remove any kinds of assignment to x and y). Include it in
> |the main distribution. [...]
> I'm not sure how good to integrate Point into core library.

We'll see when we get there.

> | * Extend the XLib wrapper to completeness (minus the redundant
> |procedures). This is a more of a personal interest, actually. [many small
> |classes in C code]
> I guess no one is actively working on Ruby/Xlib.  Do you want to take
> care of it?

Yes. Kazuhiro Yoshida told me he doesn't work on it actively anymore. 
(last version was 0.6.13 in Feb I think) 



Mathieu Bouchard