Linked by Ritesh Kumar on Thu 13th May 2004 19:31 UTC
General Development In recent years "scripting languages" are becoming a path which is a must go for rapid application development. The open source community has seen many scripting language implementations. Some really popular and good ones available are perl and python.
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RE: major difference between Python & Ruby is style
by phil on Fri 14th May 2004 01:33 UTC

"CitizenKane: the major difference between Ruby and Python is style."

Josiah Carlson: On the surface this may seem to be the case, however if you look a bit deeper you'll find more significant differences. Ruby's blocks are a deceptively simple, yet powerful feature for creating domain specific languages; Python doesn't have anything similar.

Here's a couple of recent posts to ruby-talk from a Pythonista who recently looked into Ruby in depth and found more difference than just style:
http://www.ruby-talk.org/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/99802
http://www.ruby-talk.org/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/99817