Mat Schaffer on 20 Aug 2007 02:28:01 -0000

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Re: [PhillyOnRails] Business Justification for Ruby

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  • Date: Sun, 19 Aug 2007 22:27:45 -0400
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On Aug 19, 2007, at 8:24 PM, Toby DiPasquale wrote:
I agree with Eric completely on this one. However, my prognosis is
somewhat darker than his.

Persistence is key, but be aware that you will probably still fail. [snip]

Personally I think this depends on how you define success and failure. Raising awareness is still worth something even if you can't make a company switch entirely. I was pretty happy to see a copy of "The Ruby Way" on a coworker's desk the other day even if I'm still coding in Java most of the day.

oby DiPasquale

-MatT Schaffer (I stole Toby's 'T') _______________________________________________ To unsubscribe or change your settings, visit: