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Re: Score: Perl 1, Ruby 0

by brian_d_foy (Abbot)
on Feb 21, 2006 at 05:52 UTC ( #531616=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Score: Perl 1, Ruby 0

Once upon a time, Perl wasn't all that great with threads either. Given any language and a single comparison, we could come to the same conclusion. Every language would be a pipe dream.

However, plenty of people are using Ruby for real work. It exists and you can program with it right now. Indeed, you have. It's not a pipe dream.

If we advocate Perl by putting down other languages, we just look like ignorant jerks. Let's promote Perl by it's merits, not by our failed attempts to use a language which is new to us.

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brian d foy <brian@stonehenge.com>
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