On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 8:10 AM, MRH <mauriceroman / gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Going by your logic, even the logo is irrelevant, but it was an effort
>> supported by Matz himself.
>
> Nice try on your part, yet laughable. You stated "essential", and I
> countered by implying that it was not essential, and now you twist
> that around to "irrelevant" (a cheap strawman wearing a sign that says
> "your logic"), and throw in Matz's name.

Your analytical system is seriously flawed and so is your logic.

>> Then why does every "major" programming effort have a mascot/logo?
>> FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Linux, Darwin, Minix3, Python, Apache, ...
>
> Each community wanted one, obviously.

So what is stopping the Ruby community from wanting one?
That's a question which has been asked before, "why" doesn't the Ruby
community want a mascot?

>> Its good to be a programmer, but its important to be a programmer having
>> taste.
>
> Anyone worthy of being referred to as a programmer knows that taste is
> subjective, this is only obvious . . . yet the concept is obviously
> alien to you.

There you go off at a tangent again.
Taste can sometimes also be absolute.
All Apple products are tastefully done, that's an accepted fact.

But then again, taste is a concept obviously alien to you.

> How old are you again?

31.

~Mayuresh