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Friday, May 14, 2004

Progress from the Margins

All the progress in software is coming from the margins at the moment - people experimenting with Python, Ruby, Smalltalk, Lisp, and other dynamic systems.
The truth of this will become evident as the java and dotnet communities migrate to the languages listed above and their cousins. The arc is long but indisputably pointed in that direction.

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