Publishing flamebait [Fwd: Pragmatic Bookshelf releases "From Java To Ruby"]

Gabriel Gunderson gabe at
Wed Jun 28 16:41:42 MDT 2006

On Wed, 2006-06-28 at 14:24 -0600, Hans Fugal wrote:
> On Wed, 28 Jun 2006 at 13:08 -0600, Gabriel Gunderson wrote:
> > I thought this email was kinda funny (from the Pragmatic Bookshelf) and
> > wanted to share it.  This is the *one* book you must have in the
> > trenches of a Ruby VS Java flame war.
> If you don't use Java or Ruby how can you make the claim that this is
> the *one* book you must have?

How can I?  I was kidding.  I've never even seen the book.

> Please don't paint us Rubyists as Java hatemongers out there to destroy
> the good name of Java. It's simply not true. Some in the Java community
> are threatened by Ruby, and things can get ugly when an 800 pound
> gorilla feels threatened, but that's just the way things are.

Slow down.  I'm not painting anyone any color.  I just thought it was a
funny book summary.



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