It now seems to be "official" that Ruby will come by default with the next iteration of MacOSX.

Well that's what I understand whean reading this: "Finally, you can change bin/sh to bash and use python and ruby to create and run cross-platform scripts." at this url:
<http://www.apple.com/macosx/jaguar/unix.html>

Spiffy.

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