On Jan 6, 2006, at 1:02 PM, Dan Shafer wrote:

> Those videos were interesting. Thanks for the pointer.
>
> I was intrigued by the fact that the Django guy's presentation was  
> funny, warm and very marketing-friendly while DHH's talk on Rails  
> was practically all code, pretty deep and assumed a lot of prior  
> knowledge. I don't know how the audience responded but clearly the  
> two speakers had radically different goals and/or audiences in mind.
>
> But it was quite entertaining and it helped me further solidify my  
> reasons for going with RoR over Django, which was my final sort-cut  
> at this whole biz a few weeks back.

An event like this would _probably_ interest those who already know  
either Django or RoR or both, with a handful of curious CS faculty  
and students.  :)

Can anyone who attended the event speak about their reaction to the  
presentations?

~ ryan ~