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On Fri, Feb 7, 2014 at 1:47 AM, Robert Klemme <shortcutter / googlemail.com>wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 7, 2014 at 7:09 AM, tamouse pontiki <tamouse.lists / gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 6, 2014 at 4:30 PM, Robert Klemme
> > <shortcutter / googlemail.com> wrote:
> >> On Thu, Feb 6, 2014 at 6:46 PM, NBarnes <nbarnes / gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> To be honest, coming from a more Java-equse background, I had some
> trouble
> >>> with Ruby's idioms.  While I've come to grok the way that Ruby's usual
> >>> idioms do and do not omit parentheses and use hashes to pass sets of
> >>> optional parameters, I'm not sure that it's wise to try and teach
> students
> >>> the hows and whys of programming syntax in such an environment.
> >>
> >> It's an open question how important that research is. The initial
> >> learning phase is usually much smaller than the usage phase and Perl
> >> proves that you can get used to anything.
> >
> > So does mucking horse stalls. :)
>
> I didn't say that it is necessarily desirable to get used to Perl. I
> see, we're on the same page here. :-)
>
> Cheers
>
> robert
>
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