Twitter and Ruby on Rails, and Irony

The following tweet by Twitter's Evan Williams is in response to a story on TechCrunch that suggested Twitter plans to abandon Ruby on Rails.

Twitter / Evan Williams: FWIW: Twitter currently has...

"FWIW: Twitter currently has no plans to abandon RoR. Lots of our code is not in RoR, already, though. Maybe that's why people are confused."

When I saw the above link on reddit to Evan William's tweet, I clicked on it. The Twitter web site responded with the correct page. I then clicked on the "Evan Williams" link below the tweet. But Twitter wouldn't respond.

I've been trying and trying to load that page on Twitter while I write this, but no dice. Maybe Evan should reconsider.

Written on May 2, 2008