> Ruby is a language who's execution engine is in C...and can be bound into
> .NET in similar ways that the Ruby WIN32OLE library connects you to COM
and
> OLE (remember COM and OLE...those are the other technologies that preceded
> .NET that were going to revolutionize the way everyone would write code ;)
didn't they?
did you look at mozillas code?  It is COM.
did you look at gnome bonobo?  It is COM once again.
and I know of at least a couple of huge applications (millions of lines of
code)
which work on unix and NT which are done in a cross platform variant of COM.
Benoit