What's better about Ruby than Python?

John J. Lee jjl at pobox.com
Sun Aug 24 01:59:28 CEST 2003


"Andrew Dalke" <adalke at mindspring.com> writes:

> Mario S. Mommer:
> > Lisp is simple.
> >
> > (<operator> <item-1> <item-2> ...)
> >
> > Where's the problem?
> 
> Quantum mechanics is simple.  It's just   H | psi> = E | psi>
[...]
> Since then it's been limited to incidental learning, like seeing examples
> and trying to figure them out.  Eg, consider Gabriel's "Worse is
[...]

Amusing interactive scheme tutorial:

http://www.ifarchive.org/if-archive/games/competition96/lists/lists.z5

To be run on one of the bazillion Zcode interpreters out there (Z code
is the bytecode used by Infocom for their old text adventures):

http://www.ifarchive.org/indexes/if-archiveXinfocomXinterpreters.html


John




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