[Tutor] Trying Ruby...
carroll at tjc.com
Tue Jun 14 19:11:36 CEST 2005
My original question:
> I vaguely recall a post a few months ago, I don't know if it was in this
> forum, where someone had a problem in Python, and it turns out it was
> because a Ruby install messed with some setting, perhaps in the Windows
> registry.... Anyway, I'd like to install Ruby, but want to make very
> sure I don't impair my Python environment.
On Tue, 7 Jun 2005, Premshree Pillai wrote:
> I have Python and Ruby -- not ActiveState -- installed on an XP box. No
On Tue, 7 Jun 2005, Christian Wyglendowski wrote:
> If I remember correctly, it had to do with Tk getting messed up. But
> that's all I recall :-)
Sorry for the late acknowledgement. My computer fried not long
after I posted the message, and I haven't been reading much email
since. Thanks to you both.
I found the problem I recalled; Ruby sets some environment variables
assuming that it's the only user of Tk, and hoses the Python usage:
or http://makeashorterlink.com/?G4DC1624B and
I'll just be careful when I install Ruby and take corrective action if
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