Thank you for all of your hard work...
I hope that I can return the favor someday...
Good luck in your next endevor
Pat

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "James Gray" <james / graysoftinc.com>
To: "ruby-talk ML" <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 21, 2011 4:17 PM
Subject: Gateway Shutting Down


> Rubyists:
> 
> We have long maintained a gateway between the comp.lang.ruby Usenet
> group and the Ruby Talk mailing list.  This gateway shuttles most
> messages back and forth between these two groups.
> 
> When our community was young, that was very important for keeping us
> together.  Especially since we had small memberships count early on.
> 
> Our community has grown beyond this phase.  We have a ton of groups
> and have long since split into our separate domains.
> 
> I have maintained the most recent incarnation of the gateway for years
> now, but it was running on the server of a company I don't even work
> for anymore.  I needed to find it a new home, but I really don't think
> it's worth the resources to maintain anymore.  Given that, I'm
> retiring as the gateway maintainer today and the gateway is shutting
> down.
> 
> Again, I just don't feel we need it anymore.  If you disagree, the
> code is publicly available and you are welcome to devote your own
> resources to the project.  (Please, think hard before you reinstate it
> though.  There are consequences to having it.)
> 
> Thanks for understanding.
> 
> James Edward Gray II
> 
>