gabriele renzi wrote:
> zimba.tm / gmail.com ha scritto:
> 
>>> Take a look at the python side of things. The plethora of web
>>> frameworks is confusing and contradicting the mantra of 'one way
>>> of doing things'.
>>>
>>> I hope ruby don't end up in this kind of situation.
>>
>>
>>
>> There is a difference, I think, in the ruby community. It is that it's
>> small enough so that everybody can participate :)
>>
>> Btw there should be a new class of people after the hackers/coders, it
>> would be the "communicators" :p  People who try to find similarities of
>> different frameworks and try to merge them if they are close enough.
> 
> 
> well, I think this is actually done by the developer themselves. I.e. 
> You can often find comments from george moschovitis on the rails weblog, 
> and you can see Michael Neumann referring to IOWA and Og(from nitro).
> The situation is not that bad, imo.

Often it's easier to write a new application from scratch then 
understand an existing one. By writing Wee from scratch, I learned *why* 
Avi (who wrote both IOWA and Seaside/Borges) did the things in this way. 
I used Avi's ideas and implemented them in Ruby how I'd implement them.

Regards,

   Michael