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I like Ruby a lot, IMHO it's syntactically cleaned perl dialect with some python specific features.

And it's really amusing how the ruby hype sucks the snake community ! 8 )

But

  • no CPAN like perl
  • much slower than perl
  • by far not as widespread as perl

maybe in some years Ruby might be mature enough, but hopefully at that time perl 6 is available.

IMHO who masters perl has no problem dealing with ruby, but not vice versa.

so the strategic decision is up to you!

Cheers Rolf

UPDATES:
() changed to more diplomatic metaphor ; )
() maybe not? -> 726161


In reply to Re: Perl Vs Ruby by LanX
in thread Perl Vs Ruby by Dhanasekar

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