I thought the main reason people are moving towards Ruby instead of keep
using Perl is the better language design and the clarity of code.

The Ruby Obfuscated contest is just a way to keep people away from the
language.

And that's not what we want. Am I wrong?

-----Messaggio originale-----
Da: David Alan Black [mailto:dblack / candle.superlink.net]
Inviato: Wednesday, November 21, 2001 12:55 PM
A: ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org
Oggetto: [ruby-talk:26004] Re: Hello World considered harmful


On Wed, 21 Nov 2001, Michael Davis wrote:

> Very creative, however, if this were my first exposure to Ruby I
> would have passed on the opportunity to learn it.

That's probably why Dave and Andy very sensibly didn't start the book
off with it :-)


David

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