On 19.05.2009 23:35, J Haas wrote:

> I am not a zealot and have little tolerance for zealotry, and I have
> no
> desire to get involved in holy wars.

The length of your statement and the wording seem to indicate differently:

> hate that
> Ruby doesn't have it.

> My friends, when ONE OUT OF EVERY SIX of your code lines consists of
> just the
> word "end", you have a problem with conciseness.

(So far I can only see that you are having a problem.)

> But let me say that again: ONE OUT OF EVERY SIX LINES, for
> crying out
> loud! This should be intolerable to engineers who value elegance.

> Well, tough. Programmers shouldn't be using freakin' tabs anyway, and

> I don't think
> it's worthwhile to inflate the code base by a staggering 20% to
> accommodate
> people who want to write ugly code,

Kind regards

	robert

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