> I am going to write an article to a software magazine titled "Ruby as an
> alternative to Perl". There are some obvious advantages of Ruby over
> Perl:
the 1st thoughts that spring to my mind

pro:
- Ruby code is easier to read. Readability facilitates communication.
  (more elegant)
- friendly community; Perl has become too big.


contra:
- RAA has a long way to go before it becomes CPAN
- more people know Perl


links:
- http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?RubyVsPerl
- have a look at Perl6