Devin Mullins wrote:
> Isaac Gouy wrote:
>
> >>... Ackermann .... Indeed, the Python one still has a line of code that modifies the same stuff as what Ruby requires you modify outside of the program (where this properly belongs!). Without this line, *none* of the Python runs works.
> >>
> >>
> >Complaining that it's wrong for Python to provide functionality that
> >allows the program to run is simply bizarre. The problem is that Ruby
> >doesn't provide that functionality.
> >
> >
> I think his argument is grounded, here. (No presupposition on his other
> arguments; I don't particularly care, let alone know.) Many would
> consider it a flaw that Python allows programs to escape the parameters
> (namely, heap size) with which they were initiated. Ruby _does_ provide
> the functionality that allows it to run, but leaves it up to the
> launcher, and makes the matter unchangeable at runtime.
>
> Devin

Seems like Billy Kelly and Florian Frank think Ruby has the same
functionality as Python - which "many would consider it a flaw"?