Dave Rose wrote:
prejudices....ANYthing the smells of Hack-idom will end any crusade for
this language... and i refer also to the movie Mattew Broaderik's WAR
I have to totally disagree with that. As far as going mainstream,
nothing helps as well as publicity. Good or bad. There will be an
initial 'if you code in Ruby you must be a terrorist' phase, but then
millions will defend that with 'it's just a tool' and negate any bad
press while providing even more good press.
The usefulness of ASM and C for hacking has never hurt the popularity of
those languages even a little bit. There's no reason to think it'll
And you're forgetting something... It's just a GAME. Not even a unique
one. As was stated, this has been done several times in several
I'm dying to see how he gets around Ruby's flexibility and preventing
someone from totally hacking the system right off, without destroying
that same flexibility and making the exercise worthless.
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