kentda / stud.ntnu.no wrote:


> Well, maybe I'm being harsh, but I had a look in Wired july 2002, red
> cover yelling "The Next Intel".
> 
> 'lo and behold on pages 60-61, a huge programming language graph.
> Ruby has incoming arrows from Eiffel, Smalltalk-80, Python as well as from
> Sather. So far so good, I think.
> But along comes a notes box on page 61 and states that
> Ruby is "A hardware description language"...


that's true:
http://web.comlab.ox.ac.uk/oucl/work/geraint.jones/ruby/


> .... and I thought that graph was a good sign at first :-(


I received that issue days ago, and also missed Ruby. My conclusions:

1. The graph is not good
2. Wired mutates into a suit mag since a while
3. It's still something special to be a Rubyist ;)


Tobi

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