Tom Cloyd wrote:
> James Gray wrote:
>> On Feb 4, 2009, at 12:50 AM, Tom Cloyd wrote:
>>
>>> My favorite gems:
>>>
>>> date ruby-debug readline strscan logger fileutils webby
>>
>> Of those, I believe only ruby-debug and webby are gems.  The rest are 
>> standard libraries that ship with Ruby.  Also, date, logger, 
>> fileutils, and webby are not the native extensions Charlie is looking 
>> for, since they don't involve C code.
>>
>> James Edward Gray II
>>
>>
> Ah, the perils of being a part time programmer. Never quite know what 
> you're doing. I wondered about that 'readline' entry was doing there.
> 
> gems, packages, module, libraries, standard, non-standard, 
> not-so-standard, definitely NOT standard (oops, that's one of mine). I 
> feel lucky to muddle through, most days, and I DO do that. I actually 
> get quite a lot of work done with Ruby, without ever quite knowing 
> how.... ha!

yes, ruby is quite a "gem" (oops!) :)

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