Category Archives: microsoft

IronRuby on OS X

We had a visitor on #ironruby today asking for help getting IR running on his mac. I gave him the following directions, and they seemed to work aside from one glitch. I tested them on my wife’s mac, and it … Continue reading

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dlr-languages_20090805+git.e6b28d27+dfsg-1_amd64.changes ACCEPTED

I’m happy to announce that after the filing of an Intent to Package and nearly 2 years of work, IronRuby 0.9, IronPython 2.6b2, and the DLR are now in Debian. To my knowledge, this is the first package in Debian … Continue reading

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Well, that was an eventful day!

*whew* I did a bunch of things yesterday. We took our kindergärtner to her first Friday at her new school (and were about 10 minutes tardy. oops). We then took our toddler to a nearby playground with swings and slides … Continue reading

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dlr-languages package passes another hurdle

It looks like the upload of the Iron* languages to Debian is imminent. We’ve gotten the debian/watch file downloading a tarball of the git tag we’ve chosen for this release. This was the last bit meebey needed in order to … Continue reading

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Randal Schwartz interviews Michael Foord about IronPython

The FLOSS Weekly folks (including my homie, Randal) just published this week’s interview. It is with Michael Foord, who I just met a couple weeks ago. He published a book about IronPython. He mentions Mono, the DLR and IronRuby, too … Continue reading

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Looking to get Iron* and the DLR into RedHat

I sent an email to the Fedora Legal list asking whether they will accept software released under the MS-PL license. My friend and former colleague, Brett Lentz mentioned that he was concerned that the Fedora folks might not accept software … Continue reading

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dlr-languages packaging

An update on recent changes to the IronRuby packaging. We’ve changed the name of the source package because We’re packaging IronPython as well as IronRuby (thanks doko!) I’ve added the wrapper scripts (irake, igem, etc.). Maybe this is showing that … Continue reading

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#ironruby – shilling it up for fun and profit!

We want to be like IronPython. 12:54 < mletterle> http://twitter.com/mletterle/statuses/3056990457 12:54 < cj> lolz. signing up: 12:54 < cj> Unknown Error 12:54 < cj> An unknown error occurred while processing your request. This is most likely due to a connection … Continue reading

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Matthew Broderick broke The Music Man.

I was reading Lefty’s recent blog post and was reminded (by way of a certain scene) of being pissed off by Broderick’s s/egg/globe/ in the 2003 production of The Music Man. I was going to put the following in the … Continue reading

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Bugzilla needs a JSON-RPC implementation in JS under MPL or compatible

Likely released under MIT/X11 or the Mozilla Public License. I’m looking around to find one. Maybe Mono has one in the AJAX contribution it recently received from Microsoft. It’s licensed under Ms-PL, though, so I don’t know if it qualifies. … Continue reading

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