That's what he meant. That we all wanted it to be.
Hmm, I see. I went through the PR in more detail. It appears that it has a lot of strong opinions, some in favor, some in opposition. I think it's a little dramatic to claim the future is bleak for Ruby because there is some disagreement about a minor feature addition. By that measure, Python is clearly on its death bed too.
The author has some very valid points, but I'd spin it the other way and say that the fact the community is advocating for changes means that there are people out there that really care about the language and its frameworks.
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