Version 0.3 of Periodic.rb is available at

http://members.lycos.nl/jupp/linux/soft/ruby/Periodic.html

Periodic.rb is a Ruby module that provides information about all
chemical elements as a single constant table named Periodic::Table.
Information that is not available is encoded as nil.

Since version 0.2 the character encoding has been changed to UTF-8 in
order to allow for Japanese and Russian. DUTCH, ESPERANTO, JAPANESE,
RUSSIAN, and SPANISH names of elements have been added.

To select a certain language you provide the ISO 639 language code.
Follows list of language codes supported in the most recent version:

 - de (German)
 - en (English)
 - eo (Esperanto)
 - es (Spanish)
 - fr (French)
 - jp (Japanese)
 - nl (Dutch)
 - ru (Russian)

Example: ruby -r Periodic -e "puts Periodic::Table[50][0]['de']"
outputs: Zinn

For details see above URL.

Josef 'Jupp' Schugt
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