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"To someone used to the mathematical rigour of typed functional languages,

this is patently false, just check out brian lonsdorf

"As far as I know, the success of JavaScript had nothing to do with its qualities as a language. It was timing and market forces. It was there, so people used it."

i would wager this is largely true

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