I don't have that but I downloaded 1.8.1 and found its sample directory.

On Mar 7, 2004, at 9:14 AM, illocutionist wrote:

> Robert Peirce <bob / peirce-family.com> wrote in message 
> news:<B0087E63-6EAC-11D8-A34B-000393CE35A6 / peirce-family.com>...
>> I am trying to learn ruby 1.6.8 on a Mac PowerBook G4.  I bought the
>> book, which was very helpful.  However, over the years I have found I
>> learn a language quicker if I can see and run some actual programs.  I
>> grabbed the samples directory from the Windows package that I have at
>> the office (1.8), but they seem to be more related to TK/TCL than to
>> ruby.  So, is there a source of ruby sample programs out there that I
>> can grab to play with?
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> Did you look in  ruby-1.6.8/sample   ?
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