On Dec 12, 10:39=A0pm, Tim Roberts <t... / probo.com> wrote:
>
> I'm a relative newcomer here, and that surprises me greatly. =A0The Windo=
ws
> APIs handle either direction, and I know of no other language with this
> limitation. =A0Has there been a debate about this, or is this just a simp=
le
> religious issue?

It might be the 'root' of the language and that mainly the core of
Ruby developers do not use Windows.

The few Windows users we got used to forward slashes and Windows API
recognize both, so we just ignore these differences and accept them
compensated with the other Ruby benefits.

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Luis Lavena