On Wed, Jul 30, 2003 at 03:26:12PM +0900, Fritz Heinrichmeyer wrote:
> 
> .... a look like javascript on steroids.
> 
> Casual PHP programmers and designer that are forced to write javascript
> would feel at home.  This is of course not the sort of elite programmers
> that follows this group normally (having learned lisp, haskell, ocaml,
> having read/written books about patterns etc.).
> 
> A lot of people don't trust python because of indentation (at least i
> do) and moreover don't trust a language where newline separates
> statements. They want a language where program logic survives
> reformatting in a wordprocessor.

Maybe it would be more popular with Perl programmers, but you wouldn't have
any Ruby programmers left.

Sorry, but this is one of the great things about Ruby: no semicolons! If you
put your code through a wordprocessor, you deserve everything you get...

Regards,

Brian.