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Re^2: Perl Vs Ruby

by rovf (Priest)
on Nov 27, 2008 at 13:30 UTC ( #726402=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Perl Vs Ruby
in thread Perl Vs Ruby

Perl is much more mature and has CPAN.

Well, Ruby has rubyforge instead. Most stuff at rubyforge is now stored as so called "gems", which makes them convenient to install.

I didn't count the modules on CPAN and rubyforge, but I think CPAN has more to offer, since Perl has much longer history. Still, the module base on Rubyforge is pretty big (

Ronald Fischer <>

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Re^3: CPAN Vs RubyForge
by LanX (Canon) on Nov 28, 2008 at 03:09 UTC
    > I didn't count the modules on CPAN and rubyforge

    Well he did, but don't forget to read the replies... 8 )

    Cheers Rolf

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