[Ironruby-core] How we will do better at community outreach
John Lam (IRONRUBY)
jflam at microsoft.com
Tue Apr 29 10:37:20 EDT 2008
Peter Bacon Darwin:
> What about the "fast-tracking the external Ruby library loading", idea?
> In other words, allowing external "IronRuby" library code to be
> developed and compiled into a separate assembly so that it can be
> loaded into the Ruby runtime via require "...". (Not to be confused
> with "requiring" a straight .NET assembly, which of course we can do
Excellent idea. Will pop this to the top of the queue. This will also force us to initialize $: correctly at startup.
> This will allow separate OSS projects to be set up that really can have
> direct community interaction for those libraries that are not core to
> the IronRuby runtime.
Let me noodle on this idea this morning. I have some ideas but I wanted to run them past some folks around here first.
> In the long run, surely, this is the model that you want to have
> anyway. So why not push toward it now?
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