Imagine you've got to set to lowercase a string...is it shorter to write it in php or in perl? Rosetta Code can give you an interesting perspective on this... check out how the various languages deal with it.
blog Mmm that ruby is hot...
I havent written much in the last days - been busy writing a new browser for kmi's semantic web services team, and moving on my phd thesis during the rest of the time. PLus - i did some research about Ruby, which looks very lisp-alike BUT is web oriented too.