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Can Ruby replace perl script?

Pradeep bhatt
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We use a lot of perl script for running repettive commands.can ruby do the same ? Is it right to use ruby?


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Ernest Friedman-Hill
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In my experience, Ruby does make a good substitute for Perl.


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Pradeep bhatt
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Thanks
Arjunkumar Shastry
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What about Python? Will it be replaced by Ruby?


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Originally posted by Arjunkumar Shastry:
What about Python? Will it be replaced by Ruby?

Python is also quite powerful and in my opinion a clear improvement over Perl. While I personally prefer Ruby over Python, I don't think Ruby will ever replace Python.


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