On 10/25/06, pat eyler [email protected] wrote:
you can read the rest at:
Great reading, a must for everyone following this thread, I see much
how you come to your conclusion now. Maybe some want to overrate the
differences between Rails and Ruby that might not even exist, almost my
So, no, I’m not terribly worried. I’m more worried that the Rails
community will continue to create user groups without realizing
that there’s already a Ruby brigade in the area, or that people
will continue to flock to Rails without reailizing the gem of a
language that’s hiding beneath the surface.
Yeah and OTOH if they are not interested in languages per se they should
remain with the framework anyway, but sure enough there are people
interested in the “language” and not well informed enough about the
“StandAloneNess” of Ruby, which as a matter of fact fuelled my concern.
But those are a
whole different kind of problem.
Thx for sharing your thoughts.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one
persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress
depends on the unreasonable man.
- George Bernard Shaw