Ruby is the interpreted scripting language for quick and easy object-oriented programming. it has many features to process text files and to do system management tasks (as in perl). it is simple, straight-forward, and extensible.
in the name of this package, `1.9.1' indicates the ruby library compatibility version. this package currently provides the `1.9.3' branch of ruby, which is compatible with the `1.9.1' branch.