Decline and fall of scripting languages ?

Joseph Garvin k04jg02 at kzoo.edu
Sun Aug 7 05:49:32 CEST 2005


Paul Rubin wrote:

>Cliff Wells <cliff at develix.com> writes:
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>>It didn't say what they left PHP, Perl and Python for (if you are to
>>even believe their findings).
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>>PHP has been losing programmers in droves... to Ruby on Rails, but I'm
>>not sure how that is bad news for scripting-language fans.
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>That's the second time in one or two days that I've heard Ruby on
>Rails mentioned.  Can anyone here post a paragraph or two description?
>I sort of know what Ruby is, a very OOP-ified Perl-resemblant
>language, that's also implemented only as an interpreter.  I can't see
>punting Python for it.
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