On Tuesday 28 December 2004 06:36 am, Neil Stevens wrote:
| On Tue, 28 Dec 2004 10:10:42 +0000, Thursday wrote:
| > I think Ruby's popularity is growing, but I can't help but wonder what
| > we can do to accelerate its adoption.
|
| Why, what do you hope to achieve?
|
| > I think we've all seen superior technologies go extinct due to bad
| > marketing/perception--sadly, perception can be more important than
| > reality at times.
|
| The technologies that went extinct were tied to companies that died or
| abandoned them.   There is no danger of that with Ruby.
|
| So if this is the only reason to worry about adoption, instead of just
| improving Ruby for ourselves, I think it's wasted effort.
|
| Remember this, too: the more useful Ruby is for those who use it, the more
| useful Ruby is for those who would use it.

| -- 
| Neil Stevens - neil / hakubi.us
| "The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who
| are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it."
|                        -- Albert Einstein(?)

How ironic that your quote essentially contradicts you.

T.