On Mon, 2009-04-06 at 12:32 +0100, Enda Dunican wrote:
> Yes I agree with this last email. If there was an ideal language out
> there everybody would be using it.  Be prepared to be browbeaten from
> the soapbox when you start a topic like this.

Or it could have been an excellent exchange of people's experiences with
an interesting pool of ideas created.

It is a pity this email stifled that.

> Enda
> Can I perhaps pre-empt a pile of responses in this soon-to-be-long
> thread with 
> my following meta-response:
> "I think you should use <insert favourite language here> because <insert
>  standard reasons here>.  In particular I've run into problems with
> <insert
>  non-favourite language here> because <insert anecdote here>.  You may
> also
>  want to take into account <insert checklist of features of favourite
> language
>  here> which isn't handled too well by <insert non-favourite language
> here>.
>  Disclaimer: This worked for me but may not work for you, so shop
> around".
> If everyone could just fill out the template it'd save a lot of time.
> Peter :-).
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