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Re: [ljc] Ruby Versus Java

From: Jon H.
Sent on: Tuesday, August 7, 2012 7:11 PM
Trisha - you might think so, but I get chastised for being a java purist and doubting what I consider passing trends or inferior technologies - I'm getting on my high horse again, but I think most developers are arrogant deep down :P

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From: "Trisha" <[address removed]>
Date: Tue, Aug 7,[masked]:31
Subject: [ljc] Ruby Versus Java
To: <[address removed]>

It is tempting trouble a little bit to ask a java mailing list if ruby is
better than java...

Trisha

Sent from a Windows Phone. No, I can't believe it either.
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From: Dave Snowdon
Sent: 07/08/[masked]:10
To: [address removed]
Subject: Re: [ljc] Ruby Versus Java

What constitutes "better" when discussing language syntax?

You mention the JVM, are you talking about the standard ruby implementation
or JRuby?

I think such vague questions are little better than flamebait. Maybe you
should read Eric Raymond's article on "how to ask smart questions"
http://www.catb.org/esr/faqs/smart-questions.html

Dave

On 7 August[masked]:55, alexander sharma <[address removed]> wrote:

> Hi
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> I wanted to ask what the advantages are of using ruby over java.
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> Is the syntax better?
> JVM?
> community?
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> Thanks
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