In "Re: bRuby?"
  on Fri, 1 Nov 2002 13:06:55 +0900
    Matt Gushee <mgushee / havenrock.com> wrote:

| On Fri, Nov 01, 2002 at 11:40:51AM +0900, Austin Ziegler wrote:
| > Can anyone explain to me what Yuya's package bRuby
| > <http://bruby.sourceforge.jp> is about?
| 
| Well, since none of our native Japanese speakers have responded yet,
| I'll attempt a superficial explanation. If you can read Japanese at all,
| you may have as good an idea as I do. But anyway:
| 
|   "bRuby is an extension library for dumping or un-dumping the 
|   internal tree structure of a Ruby interpreter."

Right.  It seems that it is a library for 
dumping/un-dumping ruby's internal syntax tree.

| Apparently it is being developed in connection with the Japan
| Information Technology Promotion Agency's ["Unexplored Youth" software
| creation project]*, which seems to be a sort of contest (?) for young
| developers. This year's theme is something about "Ruby script hiding and
| interchange with Windows executables" (don't ask me what those two have
| to do with each other.

It might be translated like "Ruby script encryption and 
conversion to Windows executable".

"Mito-youth" is not exactly "Unexplored Youth", but, well, 
"Funding young hackers" project run by IPA.

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Hisashi Morita