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A rarely-used language (let's say, anything not in the top ten) makes it harder for everyone, but especially the less experienced, to find solutions, answers, knowledge, or a community around it. And it's also harder (after everybody quits who wanted to use Python and needs to be replaced) to find & hire someone who knows it and can work with it.

If I'm the experienced programer, I would learn Python. Any excuse to learn something new and keep my mind from turning to concrete as I age. Since I'm so experienced, learning it should be easy for me. And, I get to spend time teaching myself, instead of teaching noobs how to use my pet language.

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