Ruby is a powerful language that is known for its simplicity and clarify,
yet like any other language can be obfuscated to the point of near unreadability.
With Ruby's ability to write short and clear code, the next logical and insane
step was to make it unreadable yet still accomplish something useful. Remembering
the days of the IOCCC, SeaForth proposed that a contest be held yearly or biannually
for Ruby. If for no other reason having far too much time on his hands and the
sheer love of obscurity in all things.
March 21, 2005