[Ironruby-core] Regarding IronRuby... How true it sounds from this blog
acangiano at gmail.com
Tue Apr 29 10:44:45 EDT 2008
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John Lam (IRONRUBY) wrote:
| We will make this happen.
|> This, coupled with the fact that ASP.NET and languages like
|> C# are clearly Microsoft's main interest, lead me to believe that
|> IronRuby is not living up to its full potential.
| Those are orthogonal issues. Microsoft isn't "one" entity - it's many,
many teams. Those teams that create a product are naturally invested in
its success. We have lots of 3rd party software that runs on our
platforms - we're a platform company. We have lived in this co-opetition
space for a long, long time.
Agreed, it's the same in IBM, with many teams and many realities. I
mentioned Microsoft's interest (in terms of resources allocated and
overall strategy) even if it's orthogonal to the issue at hand because I
think that, while not a deal breaker, this aspect can become an
aggravating factor if the project is not able to attract sustainable
contributions from the community.
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