vruz wrote:
> 
>>"Here's some rope...you can use it to tie
>>knots, secure things, etc. or you can hang yourself with it. 
> 
> 
> it could read more like:
> "here's a nice tool, you can use it to run production installations
> without breaking stuff,  streamlining the process and behaving in a
> predictable manner... or you can use your former package management
> system of choice"
> 
> 
>>We trust that you'll make the right decision, because we don't think you're an
>>idiot."
> 
> 
> it could read more like:
> "we ease the job because our focus is quality, and not everyone is
> willing or have time to spend building decent packages that work
> together well"
> 
> We don't call people "idiots".
> 

I don't believe Chad's remarks were in the context of comparing gems
and rpa at all, but rather the context of explaining design decisions
in gems.

Therefore your translation may result in true statements, but I don't
think it has any relation to what Chad was saying.

Hal