What's better about Ruby than Python?

John J. Lee jjl at pobox.com
Mon Aug 18 15:52:27 CEST 2003


Erik Max Francis <max at alcyone.com> writes:

> "Brandon J. Van Every" wrote:
> 
> > I frankly don't have the time, and am not afraid to leverage other
> > people's
> > experiences to some degree.
> 
> But surely in the time you've been considering the use of Python --
> particularly now, since you claim to have to decided to use it as one of
> your main development languages -- you could have taken a few hours or
> so it would require to read and really absorb the tutorial

Fair comment, but it *is* reasonable to ask about Pythonistas' view of
Ruby -- I don't know why other posters have complained about that.


> (much less,
> of course, if you're already a competent programmer, as you claim to
> be)?
[...]

Much less than a few hours?  You're obviously much faster on the
uptake than me...


John




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