It must be so, someone said it in a TSS comment! ;-)
That truly is one of the dumbest things i have read.
Not because of what he said, but how he came to his conclusions.
Heck depending on the project i probably could have done it in Ruby on Rails in 1 day. Guess that means GWT and Spring sucks?
His issue goes to the heart of many development problems. When a job demands a technology, not the requirements demanding that technology. Based on requirements and infrastructure should you pick a technology, not just a ... eh lets pick this.
Not only that, sounds like they had two different projects he's comparing against .... bloody he**