[Nitro] Nitro Ruby1.9/JRuby compatibility

Dan North dan at tastapod.com
Thu Sep 20 12:01:05 EDT 2007


Of course this is with the usual disclaimer that I think nitro is 
brilliant and I really want to see/help it succeed :)

George Moschovitis wrote:
> Ok, thanks for the feedback, I guess we have to try harder to make 
> Nitro easier for newcomers.
>
> -g.
>
> On 9/20/07, *Dan North* < dan at tastapod.com <mailto:dan at tastapod.com>> 
> wrote:
>
>     I've been talking to Ola Bini - one of the core developers of
>     JRuby - about officially supporting nitro. His position is that he
>     doesn't consider it stable enough yet, but he's keeping an open
>     mind if it stabilises again quickly.
>
>     This was because he was unable to find any up-to-date
>     documentation and the build fell apart all over the place due to
>     bogus usage of gems (i.e. it mostly worked once we had GEM_HOME
>     set up, but rails and other apps don't need this if the gems are
>     in the default location). Not big things to fix but absolutely
>     critical for a successful first impression. This time I wasn't lucky.
>
>     Can I +1 the idea to hold back on new features for a bit and just
>     stabilise what's there and document / increase test coverage?
>
>     Once we get back to a suitable level, I'll be happy to put it in
>     front of him again and try to get official support on JRuby. I
>     think an announcement like that would do a lot to raise the
>     profile of nitro and og.
>
>     It would be great to see you guys at NitroConf Europe next year :)
>
>     Cheers,
>     Dan
>
>
>     George Moschovitis wrote:
>>     Dear devs,
>>
>>     I would like to find one volunteer to investigate the issue of
>>     Nitro/Og/Facets compatibility with the
>>     upcoming Ruby 1.9 and/or JRuby. Anyone up to the task?
>>
>>     regards,
>>     George.
>>
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