On 3/13/02 11:40 AM, "Chris Thomas" <cjack / cjack.com> wrote:

> On 3/13/02 10:20 AM, "Phil Tomson" <ptkwt / shell1.aracnet.com> wrote:
> 
>> Someone asked me this question and I have not clue, so I'm asking it here:
>> Is anyone using the WASTE text editor library with Ruby?
> 
> WASTE is a Mac OS text editing library, originally open source. It's not the
> most full-featured text editing library, but it's much better than what the
> classic Mac OS shipped with, and it's easy to extend.
> 
> A prerequisite question is: has anyone completed a Carbon binding for Ruby?
> Cocoa has a powerful integrated text engine, so WASTE is unnecessary with
> RubyCocoa.

I agree. What would be the point of a Carbon binding?

WASTE is used extensively as the rendering engine for MS Office. I hope the
author got his $100.
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