On Mar 15, 3:09=A0am, Mr Eiland <mreiland1... / yahoo.com> wrote:
> It sounds to me like it has more to do with some of Ruby's design
> decisions, which is something I can believe.
>

Yes and no, see what I've mentioned about CRT mismatch.

> This will definitely be the last Ruby project I do on Windows, the Ruby
> team needs to work on their windows support. =A0I'm a unix weenie so it's
> natural for me to use the mingw toolchain, but others aren't so
> fortunate.
>

And so the same for Visual Studio.

> And no, I'm not willing to put forth my time to do it, I'll just be sure
> and avoid Ruby on windows from now on. =A0Ruby is a beautiful language,
> but as far as I'm concerned it's hardly usable on Windows.

Then stop complaining. If you're not willing to contribute back, then
shut up.

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Luis Lavena