On 2004-05-12 11:01:29 -0400, Jim Freeze <jim / freeze.org> said:

> On Wednesday, 12 May 2004 at 23:26:28 +0900, Gavin Sinclair wrote:
>> 
>> Programming Ruby certainly does assume some programming background.
>> "Teach Yourself Ruby in 21 Days" comes well recommended, and is
>> probably a better intro for you.
>> 
> 
> Yes, the 21 Days books is probably your best bet for a soft
> introduction to OO and Ruby.

Interesting. I was turned off by the title, but after browsing through 
it on the O'Reilly web site I see that it's actually a well-written, 
useful book. Thanks for the tip.

Mike