On Sep 25, 5:34 pm, "M. Edward (Ed) Borasky" <zn... / cesmail.net>
wrote:
> Gregory Seidman wrote:
> > Ruby is the most pleasant language I've ever used. It also has its warts.
> > Have a little perspective.
>
> Most of the warts *I've* seen on Ruby are things it "inherited" from
> Perl, like "$_". :)

Seems to me like Ruby borrowed far more from Smalltalk than Perl and
we know how Smalltalk failed to remain a success in the marketplace.