Am Donnerstag, den 28.04.2005, 00:05 +0900 schrieb ruby-talk-admin / ruby-lang.org:
From: Lyndon Samson <lyndon.samson / gmail.com>
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> On 4/27/05, Curt Hibbs <curt / hibbs.com> wrote:
> > Ruby is loved 3 times more than Python and a whopping 50 times more than
> > Java! If you don't believe me, then read my blog posting:
> 
> my my, what would Jung have to say about loving an abstract entity
> like a programming language...
> 
> :-)
> 
Maybe he'd just say that geometrical beauty is an archetype. And that geometrical beauty is based on symmetry, order, and clarity. 
Perhaps there's something deeper to the fact that the most aesthetically unpleasant languages, from Cobol and Basic to C++, Perl and Java, are also the most commercially successful ones?

Oh, I forgot the [ADVOCACY] tag. :-))

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