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If you're calling Ruby "blub" in comparison to JavaScript, I think you completely missed the point of what blub was supposed to be in pg's original essay.

On the contrary, you seem to be acting like a blub programmer looking up the power continuum and failing to understand the importance of Tennent's correspondance principle. You fail to see the importance of function(){ ... }() being equivalent to ...

Meanwhile, I look at JavaScript and go "how can anyone get anything done when 'this' is a painful violation of correspondance?"

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