What's better about Ruby than Python?

Brandon J. Van Every vanevery at 3DProgrammer.com
Mon Aug 18 20:36:53 CEST 2003

John J. Lee wrote:
> The really major differences are: Perl has tons of library code
> (though Python has lots) and Perl has a pile of stuff you have to
> learn that brings no significant benefits.  It'd be great to see more
> research on the impact of the nonsense-overhead that comes with Perl
> (and is absent from Python).

Don't leave out the possibility that cults of expertise can sustain careers
and book publishers.

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Brandon Van Every               Seattle, WA

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80% is gobbledygook we make up inside our own heads.

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