Gentlemen,

        Apparently somebody is developing something called a "ruby binding" for GLUT.  Are we interested in such a thing for "freeglut"?

John F. Fay
Technical Fellow, Jacobs/Sverdrup TEAS Group
850-729-6330
john.fay@eglin.af.mil
 
-----Original Message-----
From: openglut-devel-admin@lists.sourceforge.net [mailto:openglut-devel-admin@lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of David
Sent: Thursday, November 17, 2005 4:24 AM
To: openglut-devel@lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: [OpenGLUT-devel] Ruby binding

I sended this mail from a wrong adres, and didn't subscribe with the other adres so I think it wasn't posted on the list, so I send it again with the correct adres, sry if you receive this mail twice.

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Hi,

I'm developping a ruby binding. The goal of this binding is not only making the opengl and freeglut functions available but also build a rubbyis and object oriented layer on top of it. Opengl and freeglut should be accessible like it was a normal ruby library.

I was a little confused as to what glut library to use, I didn't want to use glut because of it's licence and than I saw freeglut but I though that freeglut was deprecated by openglut.

Yesterday I sended a mail to the openglut developpers list and I got the reply that openglut isn't developped anymore. Also they told me it would be better to develop it for freeglut.

Currenly I'm building a layer on top of  Yoshi's bindings
(http://www2.giganet.net/~yoshi/) but I'm rewriting parts  of the c code so that they are more to my liking. Here is the link to the project site:

http://rubyforge.org/projects/rubygl/

<C programming question snipped--I answered it already>

Thanks,
David


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