Decline and fall of scripting languages ?

Robert Kern rkern at
Sun Aug 7 06:48:34 CEST 2005

Paul Rubin wrote:
> Joseph Garvin <k04jg02 at> writes:
>>>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.
> Thanks but I wanted a more Pythonic point of view.

google('"ruby on rails" python')

Plenty of Pythonistas posting paragraphs pontificating on the Pythonic 

Robert Kern
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