On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 10:22 AM, Mike Taylor <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> For someone who is just starting out in programming, I think the very
> last thing you want is a verbose language that makes you spend half
> your time talking about types that you don't really care about.  I'm
> not saying there isn't a time and a place for static type-checking,
> but while learning to program isn't it.


"I couldn't agree more."

To all points.

And now that we know your language of choice, we are anxiously
awaiting your "MARC-8 support" patch to ruby-marc, Mike.