> 
> OK, so what kinds of topics should future Ruby books (of either the 
> dead-tree or online variety) cover that are not covered (or only 
> superficially covered) in current Ruby books?
> 
> I can think of a few topics that might make good articles or perhaps 
> chapters in a book:
> * Ruby and SWIG (although this is covered somewhat in the Ruby 
> Developer's 
> Guide it would be nice to have a more in-depth treatment)
> * REXML (perhaps a whole Ruby and XML book would be in order, I believe 
> Perl and Python both have similar books)
> 
> I'm sure there are others, what else? 

There is a RubyGarden Wiki page meant to track book suggestions:
http://www.rubygarden.org/ruby?RubyBookDevelopment

It may be a god place to list these ideas.



James