Re: official support for more scripting languages in gnome needed

Jeff Waugh wrote:

> <quote who="Ben Ford">
> > You are making the argument for Visual Basic.  Do you remember the
> > proliferation of *very* bad programs when VB hit?  What is the next step?
> > Perl macros in email?
> Visual Basic was very good at one thing: It was an enabling technology. So
> many more people were able to create software (bad or not), and the platform
> was more attractive for it.

Many more ppl were able to create softwares (mostly bad) because there are
fewer good programmers than bad programmers.

VB is good for bad programmers and bad for good programmers.



Epperson's law:
        When a man says it's a silly, childish game, it's probably
        something his wife can beat him at.

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