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Joel VanderWerf wrote:
> Julian Leviston wrote:
>> Why does this matter?
>> Sent from my iPhone

> Ah, the iRony.

I fixed it for you!
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Juan Zanos wrote:
> On 2 févr. 09, at 16:11, Matt Lawrence wrote:
>> On Mon, 2 Feb 2009, Eleanor McHugh wrote:
>>> I like to think of Ruby as being the English of programming
>>> languages. It's got a large and flexible vocabulary that makes it
>>> very powerful to work with, but unlike Perl or Lisp or C it's also a
>>> very easy language to get to grips with.

>> English does not borrow from other languages. English follows other
>> languages into dark alleys, knocks them over, and rifles through
>> their pockets for loose vocabulary.
>> -- Matt
>> It's not what I know that counts.
>> It's what I can remember in time to use.

> English, unlike other languages, is very consistent and
> straightforward. For example, the plural of boot is boots and the
> plural of foot is foots. Ok. Maybe I need a better example.
> 1100

I propose that we allow 'foots'. to be a subclass of foot - for those of
us who secretly wish English had the lucidity of Spanish, or, if we dare
to dream, Ruby....



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