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From Alex Boisvert <alex.boisv...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: dzone
Date Wed, 27 Jan 2010 18:35:30 GMT
On Sat, Jan 23, 2010 at 9:25 AM, Alex Boisvert <alex.boisvert@gmail.com>wrote:

> For better or worse, a distinguishing feature of Buildr remains its ties to
> Ruby.  Ruby is a great language with a rich ecosystem and a lively
> culture.   It can also be perceived as 'another language to learn' or
> 'introducing yet-another language' into a project.  I'd rank these fears as
> our biggest obstacle to popularity.  However, these fears are irrational and
> as a small project I don't think there's much we can do to overcome them.
>

Related tweet <http://twitter.com/headius/status/8284505695> from Charles
Nutter (headius) today:

I wish Rubyists realized how much energy and time it takes to promote Ruby
> to Java folks. It's like missionary work...a thankless job.
>

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