Ben Giddings wrote:
> So, I did a search for Ruby on Rails today, and my interest was piqued  
> by the third result.  It said "Move over Ruby on Rails, Java can be  
> concise too"
> 
> http://www.theserverside.com/news/thread.tss?thread_id=32723
> 
> That page makes the claim "After solving all the problems and adding a  
> number of missing features, the entire application is only 300 lines  
> longer (a 50% increase) and the server tier took not more than 2 days  
> to write."
> 
> I don't know where to find the Ta-Da list source code, but I found some  
> source for Bla-Bla List.  I thought you people might get a chuckle  
> about the "concise" Java code, and the meaninglessness of line number  
> counts:


I have a (probably unrealistic) hope that the Rails/Java sniping can be 
kept to the assorted blogs; threads here consisting largely of "My 
toolkit can beat up your toolkit" are, at best, only preaching to the choir.


James