On Mon, 10 Jan 2005 04:06:40 +0900, Lothar Scholz
<mailinglists / scriptolutions.com> wrote:
> Hello Lethalman,
> 
> L> (sorry for my poor English)
> L> Hello,
> L> i'm a pythonist but i like very much some ruby features, however it
> L> doesn't seem to be very supported at all like Python.
> L> I never programmed in ruby, because i python is more used.
> 
> L> I would like to know why ruby doesn't "take the fly" like Python did,
> L> because i really would like to try the ruby language!
> 
> At the moment i would say that the language is in some aspects better

Could you elaborate on those aspects?

> then python. But the current implementation is not as good as the language
> itself.
> 
> Ruby does not have native threading, makeing it a serious problem for
> interactive GUI applications. Here Python is in almost all cases still
> the better choice.
> 
> Ruby has problems with being embedded into other programs, especially
> when they are multithreaded but also when they must use two
> independent interpreters (like some application servers).
> 
> If your application needs to be fast then normally ruby and python are
> not a good choice. But it is much easier to improve the performance of
> python then ruby, because there are a few more sophisticated
> technologies for python then for ruby.
> 
> If this 3 reasons are not important to your application then choose
> ruby otherwise use another language.
> 
> --
>  Best regards,                        emailto: scholz at scriptolutions dot com
>  Lothar Scholz                        http://www.ruby-ide.com
>  CTO Scriptolutions                   Ruby, PHP, Python IDE 's
> 
> 


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