Hi, Phil !

If you don't know, language name not translated ;-)
I think it was not fortunate joke. Sorry.
Better, I think you should to wish more success in Ruby Russian Way.

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 Vladimir                            mailto:asodu / azot.cherkassy.net



PT> In article <8b40a85f.0303050657.7ca37ddd / posting.google.com>,
PT> Yuri Leikind <leikind / mova.org> wrote:
>>Hi all,
>>
>>A Russian-language Ruby resource has been started - http://ruby.iatp.by
>>
>>Currently it contains materials of a Ruby course which was developed and
>>led in Minsk, Belarus, by Alexander Bokovoy and me. The course consists
>>of 6 seminars.  It only targets the language, its design and built-in
>>classes. We plan to develop supplementary seminars, devoted to certain
>>libraries or/and technologies.
>>
>>Even if Russian is not your mother tongue, you can see what
>>the course is looking at code examples - the language we all understand
>>well ;-)
>>
>>
PT> Horosho!

PT> Hey, how come 'Ruby' is spelled 'Ruby' on your slides ? ;-)
PT> Actually, I would have thought it would look like:
PT> PybN (turn the 'N' around, and I know the 'b' isn't the right one (that's
PT> the 'v' sound) but I don't have the right one on my keyboard :)

PT> I never realized this before:
Russian   ->>    English:
PT>    P  sounds like  R
PT>    y  sounds like  oo

PT> So, in Russian the first two characters of 'Ruby' are 'Py' - hmmm...
PT> something mighty suspicious about that...

PT> Phil