il Fri, 2 Jan 2004 19:16:58 -0600, "Greg Brondo" <greg / brondo.com> ha
scritto::

>Ok.  I'm sold on Ruby (it really is great).  I have a question though:  Why
>do more large applications (like LimeWire for instance) seem to be written
>in Java these days instead of Ruby or one of the other scripting languages
>(insert favorite here).  I've written in Java and it seems more of a bear to
>me than anything else.  Ruby is much, much quicker for "getting the job
>done".
>

you should ask this even in a java newsgroup/mailing list ;)
BTW.. well.. I suppose.. marketing?