IMHO its not even a hype like Ruby, it's mostly only "chic".
It *is* chic. I didn't suggest it because of this though, neither for its general usefulness (I don't want to open this
box of worms), but because the OP expressed explicitly:
.... so that I can improve my overall programming language skill set
I could equally well have proposed Prolog, BCPL or Scheme....
Ronald Fischer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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