> Well pardon me for causing "trouble" simply by talking about the
> inefficiencies of Ruby...  If the Ruby community weren't so sensitive
> about this sort of topic we might well have a more powerful (faster,
> more efficient) Ruby language to use.

(Another trolloid technique is frequently returning to appeasement and
abasement, but I'll make one more attempt at rationality here!)

You just said "if the newsgroup weren't so civilized, and demanding of
polite discourse, Ruby might be a better language."

That's kind'a silly.

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 Phlip