On 6 Feb 2008, at 01:49, Day wrote:

> On Feb 5, 2008 7:20 PM, rule.rule.rule / gmail.com <rule.rule.rule / gmail.com 
> >
> wrote:
>
>> Criticism
>> - Lack of variable declarations
>> - Dynamic typing
>> - Overloaded operators
>> - Reflective and meta-programming features
>
> I find this interesting. I would count all four of these as assets. If
> nothing else, I think the Wikipedia article should present the GOOD  
> side of,
> say, dynamic typing and meta-programming features (Rails uses meta- 
> stuff
> heavily, no?). I don't want to get into more wikidebate, so I'll  
> just say
> that.

Same here. They make it a lot easier to create DSLs that in turn make  
your code a lot more readable.

Fred