Linked by Kroc Camen on Sat 27th Dec 2008 20:52 UTC
General Development Dave Thomas, programming book author and Ruby evangelist presented the keynote at RailsConf2008; "There's a sound that no presenter wants to hear, and that's dead silence. And that's what greeted me when I made a suggestion in my RubyConf keynote [...]. I think by the end of the talk, though, most people were convinced." This is one of the best programming topic presentations I have ever seen. Even if you've never written a line of Ruby, you'll find it perfectly clear-and enjoyable. Watch, and then "read more" for Kroc's personal commentary on the issues raised.
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RE[3]: Dave Thomas is an Idiot
by liber on Mon 29th Dec 2008 10:40 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Dave Thomas is an Idiot"
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I have nothing to say in this discussion, but I can't help becoming a bit curious. What is wrong with the current ruby runtime, and is it fixed with 1.9?

Not trying to put you "in place", I'm just curious.

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