Robert Klemme wrote:
> 
> "Jeroen Bulters" <jeroenbulters / gmail.com> wrote in message 
> news:cdfed95b0603170349t261500d7v92724d4b17b5809a / mail.gmail.com...
>> I use Ruby (being a lab assistant) in my Relational Database
>> exercises. Getting a lot of resistance though; most students prefer
>> Python for some not so obvious reason.
> 
> Prebuild solutions they can find on the web maybe? :-)

Python may be perceived as a more valuable addition to a resume.  Python 
probably shows up much more frequently than Ruby in want-ads.