Well put!

I see your point.

Thanks for your response,
Bob


On Aug 6, 2006, at 12:48 PM, James Britt wrote:

> Robert Evans wrote:
>
>> Is it to prevent some sort of brand dilution for Ruby?
>
> No.  I believe the intention is to prevent nubies from looking  
> dopey when asking questions or discussing the language.     
> Referring to the language as "RUBY" suggests that the speaker knows  
> very, very little about Ruby.
>
> And that's fine; we all started from pretty much the same place.   
> But I'd be skeptical of a conference organized by someone who may  
> know next to nothing about the conference topic, and very skeptical  
> of a Ruby conference run by someone who may not be all that  
> interested in listening to more experienced Rubyists.
>
>
> Bottom line, "RUBY" is simply wrong.  It is not one of many name  
> variations. It is not a matter of preference. It is wrong.
>
>
> -- 
> James Britt
>
> "I can see them saying something like 'OMG Three Wizards Awesome'"
>   - billinboston, on reddit.com
>