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On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 7:49 PM, Miles Bader <> wrote:
Andrew Lentvorski <> writes:
> No, but if you are being responsible when choosing your programming
> language, it causes you to stop and ask: "Is there a *good* reason
> this hasn't taken off?"

Popularity is typically the result of being in the right place, at the
right time, and not completely dropping the ball.  It's usually a waste
of time to try and find much more meaning than that in it.
[That doesn't stop people from trying, of course...]


I would argue that Lua is the most popular language in the area of languages embedded inside of applications, which is after all what it was designed to do.