dblack on 26 Jul 2006 15:04:13 -0000

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Re: [PhillyOnRails] Rails Diatribe

Hi --

On Wed, 26 Jul 2006, Andrew Langman wrote:

So far I'm liking Rails, but our applications are small, and load is not an
issue. What do the more experienced Rails developers on the group think of this
(or similar, better-written criticisms):


Better-written would be a start :-) I gather something someone has said is bugging this guy. I'm not sure who it was, or what they said. He refers rather vaguely to "the Rails people" and "so I am advised" and "one of the leading Ruby advocates".

My experience is that things like speed, resource usage, Unicode, and
all the rest of it are talked about and analyzed and worked on
constantly by people in the Ruby and Rails world(s).  I'm not sure
where the idea comes from that we're all smug and complacent, and that
seems to be the message he's most eager to put across.

He evidently doesn't like Rails, so I think the correct solution for
him would be not to use it.


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