On Sun, 2007-09-30 at 19:19 +0900, Robert Dober wrote:
> On 9/30/07, SpringFlowers AutumnMoon <summercoolness / gmail.com> wrote:
> > Byung-Hee HWANG wrote:
> > > Fist of all, sorry for poor English, I am not professional English
> > > speaker. I have some plan to do study computer language for my work. But
> > > still I do not make decision what to do study between Ruby and Python. I
> > > never have experience to use any computer language. I think Ruby's
> > > design is clean, whereas it does not have many libraries to use
> > > somebody.
> >
> > Ruby, no question about it.
> Of course 100% Ruby unless you ask the question on the Python Mailing List ;).
> I however feel that if one might argue if Ruby or Python is the better
>  language for ages if it comes to decide which one of the both to
> learn first Ruby really wins, here is my personal list why:
> 
> - a clean (probably one of the cleanest) object oriented design, example
>   12.to_s (Ry) vs. str(12) (Py)
> - a simpler (not simple by any means, but simpler) Inheritance Model
> - a little bit less esotheric (syntax and metraprogramming) thus what
> you learn about Ruby will be more usable for other languages e.g.
> Smalltalk
> - simpler, Python got very, very powerful but at the cost of advanced
> techniques, the Ruby learning curve will be much flatter.
> - and this is my favorite: "Code Blocks", learning to use code blocks
> is probably the single greatest benefit from learning Ruby, Python
> just will not give this to you.
> 
> This is a single opinion of a single minded guy of course ;).
> Robert

Thank you for kindness..

Byung-Hee