On 3/10/06, Pistos Christou <jesusrubsyou.5.pistos / geoshell.com> wrote:
> James Britt wrote:
> > Ruby are helped if Ruby is better known and people are assured that more
> > Ruby hackers can be found if a bus takes out the one or two Rubyists
> > they know.
>
> I just have one question.
>
> Why is at always a BUS that would hit Ruby programmers?  This is EXACTLY
> the vehicle a former boss used in the hypothetical story he used to
> justify why I shouldn't use Ruby [anymore (heh)].  Are high-capacity
> passenger transport vehicles just naturally attracted to Rubyists?
> Angered by them?  Or maybe the Amalgamated Transit Union has a secret
> vendetta against us?
>
> Are we not worth of being hit by cars?  vans?  trains?  hovercraft?
> *momentarily tries to envision being "run over" ("blown over?") by a
> hovercraft*  tricycles?
>

I can't tell you how many projects I've seen fail due to
hovercraft-related issues.