Glad you can join us! Thanks for the suggestion, I've posted a mesage
to comp.lang.ruby / ruby-talk to accounce the group.
We are hoping to do some remote group-programming in ruby. So it may
not matter where you are. :)
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "fxrubyguy" <lyle@...> wrote:
> I don't know that there is an official North Alabama group yet. I
> mean, we staked out a page on the RubyGarden Wiki but nothing's come
> of it yet.
> Oh, hello, by the way. My name's Lyle Johnson and I live in Madison,
> up near Huntsville. I've been a professional software developer for
> the last 12 years or so, and first found out about Ruby back in late
> 2000. Almost all of my "paid for" work has been Java programming, or
> other non-Ruby stuff.
> I happened across your page on the Wiki when I went there this morning
> to check out something else, but I hadn't heard of this group until
> then. Have you announced the group on the mailing list (ruby-talk)?
> I don't know that I'll be able to participate much with the Birmingham
> group, but I would like to "lurk" here and see how things go. I
> suspect that there are a lot of Ruby programmers, or at least folks
> with some interest in Ruby, up in the Huntsville area, but I don't
> know how to draw them out.
> --- In email@example.com, "Kevin Russell" <krussell1@> wrote:
> > Does anyone have any knowledge of the north alabama group? I noticed
> > them when I was checking into the backlinks that Greg posted. I'm
> > thinking that maybe once a quarter we might could join forces midway.