> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mike Wilson [mailto:wmwilson01 / hotmail.com]
> Sent: Monday, November 26, 2001 2:51 PM
> To: ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org
> Subject: [ruby-talk:26557] Re: Ruby vs. Python: Decisions, Decisions
> 
> 
> 
> >From: Phlip <phlip_cpp / yahoo.com>
> >
> >Python sucks.
> >
> 
> Exactly the type of answers that would drive people away from 
> Ruby rather 
> than to it.  Shame on you.  One of Ruby's strengths is the 
> community, and 
> the fact that it hasn't yet become the community that Perl 
> and Python (to a 
> lesser degree) have.
 
I took it as a good jest -- I thought it was funny. He praised Python later
on. 

 
> >You like these things about dynamic languages (those which 
> can change class
> >definitions at runtime). Perl Python Ruby & Smalltalk do it. If the
> >dynamism comes first, the interactive console is easy to add.
> >
> 
> not helping.
> 
> >Right attitude, wrong expression. Instead of PrototypeFirst, what you
> > >should< like is TestFirst:
> 
> off topic

Perhaps, but quite interesting, and it *is* related to programming.

> 
> >I'd grep ("Find in Files") my drive for .rb files containing 
> 'main' to see
> >examples of this.
> 
> wrong.
> 
> 
> >
> >And all the documentation you need for Ruby is at groups.google.com.
> 
> oh god, what kind of answer is this??
> 
> >--
> >Phlip
> >
> >http://www.greencheese.org/HatTrick
> 
> 
> 
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