> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Weirich [mailto:jim / mail.one.net]On Behalf Of Jim Weirich
> Sent: Friday, March 14, 2003 8:57 PM
> To: ruby-talk ML
> Subject: The onion truck strikes again ... Announcing rake
> 
> 
> Ok, let me state from the beginning that I never intended to write this
> code.  I'm not convinced it is useful, and I'm not convinced anyone
> would even be interested in it.  All I can say is that Why's onion truck
> must by been passing through the Ohio valley.
> 
> What am I talking about? ... A Ruby version of Make.
> 
> See, I can sense you cringing already, and I agree.  The world certainly
> doesn't need yet another reworking of the "make" program.  I mean, we
> already have "ant".  Isn't that enough?
> 

How does Rake compare to something like Torrent?
http://raa.ruby-lang.org/list.rhtml?name=torrentworkflow

I've spent a small amount of time considering pipelining processes for creating web sites, and Torrent seemed like a good fit.


James