We (RubyCentral) are giving away FREE MONEY to Rubyists who have a good idea for a piece of software and want to get together with like-minded Rubyists to see the idea through.

The core of RubyGems was created over a weekend, accelerated by the fact that several of us were programming together. Ruby DNSSD and Ruby’s scanf were created during similar gatherings.

So, now we’re formalizing the previously informal and giving you FREE MONEY to help make it easier.

Are you a Rubyist? Do you have an idea?

Well, then shame on you for not applying. Time is running out.

If you don’t have an idea, here are some things on my own personal wishlist: