On Sun, Nov 25, 2012 at 10:54 AM, Eric S. Raymond <e...@thyrsus.com> wrote:
> Felipe Contreras <felipe.contre...@gmail.com>:
>> On Sun, Nov 25, 2012 at 6:18 AM, Eric S. Raymond <e...@thyrsus.com> wrote:
>> > Nguyen Thai Ngoc Duy <pclo...@gmail.com>:
>> >> These may apply to other languages as well. Where do we draw a line?
>> >
>> > I'm in favor of the general policy of avoiding scripting languages
>> > other than the top three most widely deployed.  At the moment that
>> > means shell, Python, Perl; on present trends, in a few years Perl
>> > (dropping in popularity) might be passed by Ruby on the way up.
>> Top three according to whom?
> According to the LOC counts in git's codebase.

Not according to ohloh:

1) shell 33%
2) tcl 9%
3) perl 9.7%

4) python 1.8%

And this is a non-sequitur; you are proposing to change git policies
based on numbers that are a direct result of git's policies?


Felipe Contreras
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