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Page created: 2022-07-25 , updated: 2023-06-21

As I gradually re-write all of my Perl scripts to Ruby, I’m increasingly convinced that it’s an excellent little language and Unix citizen. The standard library is excellent.

It sure has its quirks, but learning a couple handfuls of Ruby means being able to quickly make some really handy utilities - especially if it’s what I’m calling "Utopian Software".

Update 2023: I’m increasingly just using shell scripts these days…​