Robert Feldt wrote:

> > Ouch!
> > 
> > http://www.mindview.net/Etc/FAQ.html#Ruby
> >In message "[ruby-talk:20135] Bruce Eckel's criticism of Ruby"
> >    on 01/08/23, Ned Konz <ned / bike-nomad.com> writes:
> >
> >|"Bruce Eckel thinks Ruby isn't worth learning...".
> >
> >Many people think Riding motorcycle isn't worth learning.  They feel
> >motorcycle are bad ripoff of cars (because of fewer tires).  But others
> >don't agree.

The difference being that people that think like this about riding
motorcycles most prabably haven't actually tried riding one. Bruce
Eckel certainly does know a thing or two about OO.

Dismissing an opinion or observation is easy. Learning from it is hard
but beneficial in the long run.

Emile