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 hope to avoid encountering the "you can't use Ruby on this project 
because we've never heard of it and nobody else here knows it and lets 
stick with a well-known language" argument.

Availability of workforce is frequently viewed as more important than 
the elegance or technical features of a programming language.