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On Monday 02 July 2001 07:02, Srecko Howard wrote:
...
> languages and the technology associated with them.  If Ruby keeps
> developing and improving it has a very bright future.  I have always looked
> at Java as the Pascal of the 80.  Its a reasonable teaching tool but its
> not the end of the line, a better language waiting in the wings somewhere.

... the difference between Java and Pascal being, of course, that Pascal 
never reached the market penetration that Java has.  I followed a parallel 
course to yours; so similar it is eerie.

Perl is remarkably similar to assembly, in that reading sourcecode (yours or 
others) is almost painful.  Ruby is readable.

	Readable sourcecode,
	Understandable syntax...
	Badinage
	Yen freed!

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