Re: official support for more scripting languages in gnome needed

Naba Kumar wrote:

> 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.

And worse for the community.

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