On 4/26/06, James Edward Gray II <james / grayproductions.net> wrote:
> On Apr 26, 2006, at 4:31 PM, Jake McArthur wrote:
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> > More powerful than Perl (IMHO), but not as concise.
>
> Could you given a small example program in Perl that is lengthier in
> Ruby?  (Just curious.)


I don't have any of my early Perl to Ruby conversions anymore (and
they were done under NDAs anyway).  But I also remember that my
Ruby solutions tended to be shorter -- mostly because more powerful
approaches (like map and grep) clicked with me in Ruby but didn't
in Perl.

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> James Edward Gray II
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