Greg Brondo wrote:
> 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".

I think it's because of the lack of an obvious choice for a GUI toolkit.
Combined maybe with the problems, real or imagined, of making a easily
installed and easily launched application in Ruby.

/Anders