Decline and fall of scripting languages ?

Neil Benn benn at
Mon Aug 8 14:28:50 CEST 2005

phil wrote:

>>Kay Schluehr (kay.schluehr at wrote:
>>: No good news for scripting-language fans:
>What incredible horse dooey.
>The only thing that NEVER "penetrates the enterprise space"
>is good sense.
>Does anyone read history books?  There is no such thing as a large
>corporation that is not doomed.  There are a few names which are
>older than 1/2 a century but the companies and players are
>unrecognizable. We have barbeque joints in Texas older than IBM.
>And noone from 1970 would recognize IBM.
>The "enterprise" is good for one thing.  Devouring each other.
>The "enterprise"'s opinion about what is good for the future
>is like this broker I knew in Dallas.  All you had to do was
>find out which stock he was recommending, then short it.
Err, that's not what is meant by enterprise, it's a catch all term for 
large distributed systems, take a look at the link below for an idea of 

    Obviously there are other variations on this than the Sun stuff but 
enterprise dosn't mean 'very large companies' in this case.




Neil Benn
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Cenix BioScience
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