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With open-sourcing C# and Swift, the era of major closed source programming languages is now officially over.



I think the make up of the web is an indication that that era has been over for a decade or more, and it just took some people/companies a while to realize it.

Proprietary languages, even ones backed by a behemoth like Microsoft or Apple, could never really dominate the most important platform when facing off against open competitors (even open competitors with no real money or power to speak of).




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