Jeremy Bopp wrote in post #1041366:
> On 01/17/2012 09:27 AM, Rory Glenn Pascua wrote:
>> How about downloading Ruby on my Windows box?  Would you guys recommend
>> doing this?  Has anyone here have experience working on Ruby on a
>> Windows box?  Thanks.
>
> What do you hope to gain by using Windows?  I'm not arguing against it
> out of hand, but without knowing your goals, it's hard to make a good
> recommendation.
>
> If all you want to do is try Ruby from within irb and you already have a
> Windows box ready to go, you will probably be satisfied running Ruby
> under Windows.  Just be aware that there are still differences between
> Windows and non-Windows environments under Ruby, so porting what you do
> from one environment to the other can be difficult at times.
>
> Otherwise, you should take the earlier advice and use RVM to install
> Ruby to your RHEL5 system if you can.
>
> -Jeremy

I just asked the question out of curiosity.  I already went the RVM 
route.  Thanks for your advice.

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