Joao Pedrosa <joaopedrosa / gmail.com> wrote:
> I think you have the right to want static typing in Ruby. That said,
> from the user point of view, you can say that something is not
> something, because the details of the language are hidden from the
> user. Of course that you want "something" strong, powerful, supported,
> etc. That's why you prefer Java, right? :-)

Me?  No, I don't prefer Java.  I very much enjoy languages like Ruby
and Lisp. 

I only seek to understand.

Cheers,
Navin.