2008/6/13 Jenda Krynicky <jenda / cpan.org>:

<snip>rant</snip>

You do not have to use Ruby if you do not like to.

>> I don't think this is a comment on the actual languages, but their
>> respective
>> communities. If people are drawn to Ruby because of pretty syntax,
>> they're
>> probably likely to hold clean, readable syntax as a desirable goal.
>
> I don't think people get drawn to Ruby because of pretty syntax. I think
> it's all marketing. Ruby on Rails is (or is it still?) hip. The new cool
> kid on the block.

That's not true for me.  I don't use Rails but I do use Ruby because
of its OO capabilities and the clean syntax.  I was attracted way
before the hype and I believe Rails did not even exist at that point
in time.

Regards

robert

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