Ruby Weekly News: 05/13/2002

   A summary of activity on the ruby-talk mailing list, brought to you
   this week by Phil Tomson.

   ANNOUNCEMENTS
   =============

   SOAP4R 1.4.4.1
          Hiroshi Nakumura announced the latest release of SOAP4R([1]).
          According to the announcment, this is a bug fix release.

   QuantLib-Ruby 0.3.0
          Luigi Ballabio announced the latest release of
          QuantLib-Ruby([2]). QuantLib is a free/open-source library for
          quantitative finance.

   JTTui 0.11.0
          Jakub Travnik announced the latest release of JTTui ([3]).
          JTTui is a textmode user interface library.

   Practical Ruby 0.3.3
          Baptiste Lepilleur announced the latest release of Practical
          Ruby ([4]) an IDE for developing Ruby programs on the Windows
          platform.

   PageTemplate 0.2.0
          Brian Wisti announced the release of PageTemplate ([5]), a
          package inspired by Perl's HTML::Template module.

   REXML 2.3.2
          Sean Russell announced the latest release of REXML ([6]).
          "REXML is a pure Ruby XML processor inspired by the Electric
          XML processor for Java. The API is terse and intuitive, and XML
          processing is reasonably fast."

   xample-pp 0.0
          Bob Hutchison announced the initial relase of xampl-pp([7]), a
          native Ruby, XML pull parser.

   INTERESTING THREADS
   ===================

   40000!
          Matz posted the 40000th message to the ruby mailing list this
          week. Congratulations Matz!

   Ruby Conference 2002: Call for Presenters
          Submissions for presentations at Ruby Conference 2002([8]) are
          now being accepted.

   Ruby and Unicode support
          There was some discussion about Ruby's support for unicode and
          internationalization this week.

References

   1. http://http//www.jin.gr.jp/~nahi/Ruby/SOAP4R/wiki.cgi?cmd=view;name=top
   2. http://quantlib.org/
   3. http://klokan.sh.cvut.cz/~jtra/
   4. http://gaiacrtn.free.fr/
   5. http://sourceforge.net/projects/pagetemplate/
   6. http://www.germane-software.com/software/rexml
   7. http://sourceforge.net/projects/xample-pp/
   8. http://www.rubyconf.org/proposal.php