In article <207901c1a9cb$64aa6b70$c14d4018 / CS747303-A.cg.shawcable.net>,
Pete McBreen <pete / mcbreen.ab.ca> wrote:
>Congratulations to Matz and everyone in the Ruby community!
>
>Ruby has been named as a finalist for the Jolt Award.
>
>http://www.sdmagazine.com/jolts/press_r1-29-02.htm
>

Wow.  Ruby was the only non-corporate sponsored item in the catagory:

Languages and Development Environments:
                  C# (Microsoft)
                  Delphi 6/Kylix 2 (Borland)
                  IDEA (IntelliJ)
                  EiffelStudio (Interactive Software Engineering)
                  JBuilder (Borland)
                  Ruby
                  Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft)
                  XML Spy (Altova)

Phil