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+On August 19, 2009 why the lucky stiff removed every trace of his work from the Internet, including his Poignant Guide to Ruby.
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+I've salvaged what I could, cleaned it up a bit and saved here. He released the book under the [Attribution-ShareAlike license](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/). There's a [Japanese translation of the book](http://www.aoky.net/articles/why_poignant_guide_to_ruby/), although I can't tell how up to date it is.
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+Interesting detail is that mirroring the site with wget didn't work very well on the Internet Archive site (maybe wget doesn't support the BASE tag) so I had to do it a bit more manually—using _why's own Hpricot library to parse all the LINK, A and IMG tags.
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+The original soundtrack is also available in the download section on GitHub.

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