> I *think* the point was that the hype made it harder to get others to
> take even a first look at Rails.
> 
> "Oh, Rails; the code that turns water into wine. Yeah, right."
> 
> The other down side, for me, is that I'm beginning to take every
> non-negative statement about Rails, even fairly benign ones, with a
> large grain of salt.
> 
> The hype can foster a sense of mistrust.

Hah!  I'm not crazy :)  Anyhow, that's exactly what I was trying to
say.  thanks :)