Gregory Brown wrote:

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> I'd like to quote this snippet as the beginning of my article, is that okay?

Sure, whatever you think is best for your article.

> This brings up an interesting point though.  In Ruby, idioms are more
> than just 'good practice'.  They really do matter, because they are
> our biggest sense of 'security'.  This of course leaves the
> responsibilities in the hands of the coders, but from my experience,
> the majority of the well known applications adhere to good style, and
> their developers are consistant at being idiomatic in their
> application design.  The same can not necessarily be said for the
> majority in other languages.

Well said.

OT, why did my original post show up on this group three times?  I seem
to be having an issue with 3 lately.  Hmmmm...

Todd