Hi,

On Mar 31, 2005 11:45 PM, Joe Van Dyk <joevandyk / gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I'm trying to get Ruby added to one of the "supported" OSS tools at Boeing.
> 
> I was asked this question:  "The question is, is Ruby bringing
> something extra to the table, that we can't do with Perl, Python, Tcl,
> Guile?  E.g., are there OSS packages that we want to use which need
> Ruby?"
> 
> I mentioned Rails and DRb as being the most useful applications of
> Ruby to me.  But can someone help me out with more?

Ruby has closures, better low level support (Ruby/C), better OO
support, better core developers and better community, along with the
better libraries and overall language. :-) Tell them that they can
dump all the other languages and use only Ruby. :-)

Cheers,
Joao