[Vit-discuss] Documentation Page

evan at protest.net evan at protest.net
Fri Sep 1 17:27:38 EDT 2006


On Sep 1, 2006, at 2:16 PM, James Britt wrote:

> evan at protest.net wrote:
>> Probably a good idea to link to rails documentation page as i'm sure
>> folks will come here looking for rails documentation.
>>
>> http://rubyonrails.org/docs
>
> And include the Nitro, IOWA, Rmagick, Rake, etc. doc links as well.
>
> People use them, too, and look for docs about them, too, and Ruby  
> is not
> about just what's popular.

But those libraries, as good as they are, don't have 'Ruby' in their  
name, nor are they the killer app which has taken ruby from a very  
cool but obscure language to one with thousands of full time paid  
developers being able to work in the language.

Sorry for starting a flamewar here, but the anti-rails bias going in  
to the ruby-lang website is really disturbing. The site should be  
about serving the needs of the ruby community, the whole community.  
Both rails, and all the other good libraries out there should be  
promoted.

-rabble




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