"Simple" Languages in FreeBSD

Steve O'Hara-Smith steve at sohara.org
Thu Jul 7 06:54:43 UTC 2016

On Thu, 7 Jul 2016 08:02:04 +0200
Murk Fletcher <murk.fletcher at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ruby is really the only way to go.

	This is bad advice - and you can substitute anything you like for
Ruby in that sentence and it is still bad advice. There is no single best

> Python is nice but the majority of
> people supporting it are those who've spent most of their lives learning
> it and would do anything to defend it.

	Programming languages are not fashion items or sports teams,
they're tools, and like tools it is not the case that a socket set is the
only way to go because spanners are sometimes the best option and for some
jobs a screwdriver is needed.

Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at sohara.org>

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