> -----Original Message----- > From: firstname.lastname@example.org > [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Enterprise Astronaut > Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2006 12:40 PM > To: ruby-talk ML > Subject: Proposing: A new Ruby Windows installer <snip> > The Ruby Windows Installer seems to lag behind the general > releases. It > would seem the senario I just described would be more up to > date. The > Python guys have their installers down to s science now, it > seems like > Ruby is lagging a bit here (the Windows side of it anyway). The "Python guys" you refer to in this case are actually a commercial company (ActiveState) that is paid to create a Windows installer. Curt Hibbs works on the installer in his spare time, for free. That just might explain the 'lag' you're referring to. Regards, Dan This communication is the property of Qwest and may contain confidential or privileged information. Unauthorized use of this communication is strictly prohibited and may be unlawful. If you have received this communication in error, please immediately notify the sender by reply e-mail and destroy all copies of the communication and any attachments.
on 2006-05-23 20:51
on 2006-05-24 03:15
Berger, Daniel wrote: > The "Python guys" you refer to in this case are actually a commercial > company (ActiveState) that is paid to create a Windows installer. Curt > Hibbs works on the installer in his spare time, for free. That just > might explain the 'lag' you're referring to. Really? Since when did: http://www.python.org/download/ get taken over by ActiveState? Thomas Q