> > If I may ask... what do those things mean?
>  
> 
> terminology used in our community :-) 
> http://www.rubygarden.org/ruby?RubyAbbreviations

He he.
Yes, that's a lot easier than picking them up from conversation.  I don't 
feel so bad because I did know most of them.  But a few were new to me;
DRY, IANYM, POLS, RCR, YAGNI, and YWFWA being the most notable ones.

Cheers,
-- 
Daniel Carrera | "Software is like sex.  It's better when it's free".
PhD student.   | 
Math Dept. UMD |     -- Linus Torvalds