Cool things about Ruby on the way out of Python?

Clemens Hintze c.hintze at
Wed Feb 23 17:41:22 EST 2000

>>>>> "Warren" == Warren Postma <embed at> writes:


    Warren> Looks like Smalltalk.

    Warren> So can Rose do this:

    Warren> (x>y).ifTrue do ... something ...  end

    Warren> If so, then I'd call Rose the conjunction of Pascal
    Warren> begin/end blocks and Python, and Smalltalk's 'blocks'
    Warren> semantics (|x| is a dead give away smalltalk-ism).  I
    Warren> don't see what's Perly about it.

Sorry for beeing OT, but could you be so kind to post a URL for Rose?
I would like to have a look on it.

    Warren> Warren

Thanks in advance,

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