On 2002.07.31, Yukihiro Matsumoto <matz / ruby-lang.org> wrote:
> 
> Dave, you have asked me once about the secret of Ruby's good design.
> I answered then, I didn't know.  I didn't even know why others did not
> come out with their languages just as good as Ruby.
> 
> I think I now understand the secret.  It's "style", and from what I've
> learned recently, the "style" is the most difficult word in English,
> probably in other human languages too.

Matz's next book is "Feng Shui for Computer Programming Languages".

:-P

-- Dossy

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