On Wed, 9 Feb 2005 06:20:45 +0900, Zach Dennis <zdennis / mktec.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Premshree Pillai wrote:
> 
> > evangelize about Python in the past, but no longer (my reasons, if you
> > care: http://www.livejournal.com/users/premshree/50417.html).
> 
> Kinda vulgar IMO, at least in the first sentence, it made me not want to
> go on.

Umm, vulgar is subjective. Well....

> 
> >
> > So I have been speaking on Ruby whenever I get the opportunity. I'll
> > be speaking on another upcoming event in India (at Pune, to be
> > specific; details at http://gnunify.sicsr.ac.in/shedule.shtml). The
> > thing is, I have not been able to find many Ruby programmers who talk
> > about Ruby and stuff -- or if they do exist, they're not interested in
> > spreading Ruby.
> >
> > Through this forum I'd like to specifically address Ruby users from
> > India. I have been doing my best to evangelize about Ruby through
> > various confs. But, this is not an easy task -- it requires a lot more
> > evangelists. Ruby, at the moment, is in a position where it _requires_
> > evangelism first, then education (a fine line here, but I hope you get
> > the idea).
> 
> Sometimes education is the best evangelism.

Evangelism involves reasoning. Education is different. As I said, it's
a fine line.

> 
> >
> > I'd really like it if I could hear from Ruby users in India -- so
> > that, if possible, we could form some kind of a user group, and help
> > in promoting Ruby.
> 
> Good Luck!

Thanks :-)

> 
> Zach
> 
> 


-- 
Premshree Pillai