Regardless of how I feel about Zed, given his attitude in this rant
he'll fit in well with Factor's creator.

--Jeremy

On Dec 31, 2007 10:36 PM, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky <znmeb / cesmail.net> wrote:
>
> Chuck Remes wrote:
> > Much like watching a car accident in slow motion, I could scarcely
> > believe my eyes when reading Zed Shaw's screed on Ruby & Rails on his
> > blog [1].
> >
> > I know I shouldn't give an attention whore that which he so desperately
> > seeks, but I can't help myself. I'm the guy down on the street shouting
> > for the idiot on the ledge to jump. Not only has he jumped, but he has
> > promised "future installments" to complete the tragedy. I cannot look
> > away; I don't *want* to look away.
> >
> > Any how... I think Kevin Clark labeled him correctly. See Zed's rant for
> > the background on this reference.
> >
> > If I was in a position to do so, I am sorely tempted to hire him just to
> > fire him right away. :-)
> >
> > Thankfully the mongrel project is in sane hands. He did a wonderful job
> > developing mongrel for which he deserves full credit. His rant and
> > apparent abandonment of Ruby is just peculiar in light of his past
> > contributions.
> >
> > A community with a significant reputation for helping novices and
> > welcoming newbies doesn't have a lot of room for cranks. I hope Zed is
> > welcomed by the community(ies) focused on his next language choice;
> > based on his personality traits, I'd say he should join the LISP
> > community ASAP. Even they might find him to be a bit much.
> >
> > Happy New Year! Happy New Rants!
> >
> > [1] http://www.zedshaw.com/rants/rails_is_a_ghetto.html
> >
> >
>
> Well ... actually he has joined another community, but not Lisp He's now
> a Factor devotee. Which reminds me -- some time I need to ask him why
> Factor and not ANS Forth. :)
>
> I'll go read his blog.
>
>



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