"Wayne Blair" <wayne.blair / relian.com> writes:

> One of the things I find most intriguing about ruby, however, is it's
> flexibility to be expressed in many different styles.  Somehow the language
> and community have attracted perl, java, lisp and smalltalk adepts (among
> others) and I think ruby accomplishes this by "inviting" them to express
> their thoughts in their own styles, but at the same time encouraging them to
> experiment with others.  Maybe I am just speaking for myself, but I have
> found few constructs in the ruby language that are unique to ruby, instead
> finding unique to ruby the simplicity with which one can utilize its many
> constructs.  Perhaps the ruby way is its lack of a solitary way, and the
> ruby spirit lies in the zeal of its users to wander.

Well said.


Dave