[conspire] July schedule posted

Ruben Safir ruben at mrbrklyn.com
Tue Jul 14 00:07:51 PDT 2009

On Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 09:40:31PM -0700, Deirdre Saoirse Moen wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Jul 2009, Tony Godshall wrote:
> > As for religious war, Rick was, it seemed trolling for a Ruby vs
> > Python kind of thing- I don't want to play that game.
> >
> > Please, if you feel insulted, set me straight.
> As someone who will use whatever damn language I feel like because it's
> the best tool for the job, yes, I am insulted because it did appear that
> you were the person who was snarking, not Rick.
> I've been paid to work in more than 25 languages over the yeears, and I
> don't really love or hate any of them. They all suck. :)
> Okay, Java sucks ore than most in my opinion....
> But still, I don't think it's POSSIBLE to build complicated with PHP.
> Convoluted, perhaps, but to really get complicated, you need something
> like this:
> http://discuss.joelonsoftware.com/default.asp?joel.3.219431.12

Useless conversation with PHP coders...I've done it for years to no
avail.  Discuss modules, names spacing, syntax clarity, reusability,
variable clarity, and scoping until your blue in the face and you'll be
talking over their heads and just whip up more convulted and barely
debuggable code in a half hour.


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