On Mon, 2009-04-06 at 23:12 +1200, Peter Gutmann wrote: 
> Can I perhaps pre-empt a pile of responses in this soon-to-be-long thread 
> with 
> my following meta-response:
> "I think you should use <insert favourite language here> because <insert
>  standard reasons here>.  In particular I've run into problems with <insert
>  non-favourite language here> because <insert anecdote here>.  You may also
>  want to take into account <insert checklist of features of favourite language
>  here> which isn't handled too well by <insert non-favourite language here>.
>  Disclaimer: This worked for me but may not work for you, so shop around".
> If everyone could just fill out the template it'd save a lot of time.
> Peter :-).

As a way of killing what could have been an interesting thread,
potentially full of people's experiences and reasons for choices, and
not involving too much prejudice and advocacy research, this appears to
have been very successful.

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