On 7/17/07, Sharon Phillips <phillipsds / yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> I work for a large conservative BigCo, but have been using Ruby for
> some time now - sort of unofficially.
> Recently I managed to get approval to train other people in Ruby so
> they too would be able to use it.
> My first training session begins tomorrow with a small (but
> enthusiastic) group.
> Funny thing is, I sent out an email to see who would be interested,
> and *all* the responses I got back were from older people (as in
> older than 30 [being generous :-) ]) who's backgrounds were in Cobol
> and mainframes. They're not exactly up-to-date with latest
> programming ideas (none had even heard of Ruby) but they're pretty
> smart and I can't wait.
>
> Just writing this as encouragement for anyone in the same position as
> myself.
>
> Cheers,
> Dave
>
>
Hi Sharon err Dave ;)
this is indeed interesting stuff, will you keep us updated. BTW my age >> 30 ;).

Cheers
Robert


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I always knew that one day Smalltalk would replace Java.
I just didn't know it would be called Ruby
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