[openbeos] Re: Ruby 1.9 will no longer supports Beos unless a maintainer steps forward before Sept 25th.

  • From: "François Revol" <revol@xxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2008 14:03:15 +0200 CEST

> I love the Ruby language and I'd hate to see official support for it
> die.  IIRC the BeOS port hasn't been maintained in a while due to 
> some
> non-standard socket stuff, so I doubt current versions can be built 
> on
> BeOS. Haiku, however, may be a completely different story (I should
> give it a try this weekend).  Does anyone know what all is involved
> with being an "official" maintainer?
> I'm assuming that they are referring to the BeOS build and would 
> treat
> Haiku as a separate platform.  Hopefully they will add Haiku as a
> supported platform, but I doubt they would do so before Haiku is
> released.

Maybe dropping support for net_server but keeping BONE for now would be 
a compromise.
It would allow removing all hacks and have something close to what the 
Haiku port will look like.


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