Interview: SciRuby Team
Aug 21, 2011, 14:01 (0 Talkback[s])
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"John Woods: SciRuby was really conceived in October when I
emailed John Prince — who used to occupy my desk in the
Marcotte Lab, and who got me hooked on Ruby — to complain
about the apparent lack of science and numerical tools in the
"Then we found Claudio and Rubyvis, and asked him if he would be
willing to get involved, since he had already written so many of
the libraries that we would most like to have in SciRuby. He's been
an extremely enthusiastic contributor.
"We got the name from Ara Howard, who had put together a SciRuby
wiki a few years ago."