[BangPypers] [OT] language fanaticism

Noufal Ibrahim noufal at gmail.com
Mon Jul 11 16:38:32 CEST 2011

Venkatraman S <venkat83 at gmail.com> writes:

> On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 6:43 PM, Noufal Ibrahim <noufal at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The Ruby Speed Center (which is similar to speed.pypy.org) uses
>> codespeed which is a Python/Django based application[1].
> So?

I've just met a lot of people especially in language specific
communities who refuse to use a product just because it's in a different
language than what they tout. 

I wanted to give a counter example to start a "discussion"

>> I think a lot of people get married to a language or a tool and stop
>> seeing the broader ecosystem which is unhealthy. I've also noticed that
>> the more accomplished people are (in any language), they stop being that
>> way (one notable example is Alex MArtelli in the Python community).
> Not sure, what did he do?

Look at the stuff he answers questions on (his badges here)

This mail is intended to be a warning against getting stuck in a
language rut.



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