On Saturday, January 24, 2004, 3:58:49 AM, Hal wrote:

> Gavin Sinclair wrote:
>> A new version of Ruby/Extensions, a suite of useful methods added to
>> Ruby's built-in classes, has been released. Version 0.3 consolidates 8
>> new or improved methods since version 0.2.

> Gavin,

> I like this project and I hope to add to it from time to time.

> The other day I was having trouble thinking of the name of the project,
> however. I think this is because I associate the term "extension" in
> Rubyland with C extensions, whereas this is a pure-Ruby project (is it
> not?).

> Do you think the confusion would be great enough to justify changing
> the name? Just a thought. Your project, not mine.


Such confusion has certainly occurred to me.  The project is
sort-of-called "Ruby/Extensions" but of course the RubyForge "unix"
name is "extensions", which is a bit too general perhaps.

But I've never thought of anything better.  Feel free to suggest.

Cheers,
Gavin