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I don't know what your business is, but if it's consulting or custom development, then you may be wrong. It matters very much to me if I buy something from you that is written in some esoteric language that only a few people can develop for.

Obscure languages are a form of vendor lock-in, in that sense.

if you're developing SAAS or something, then I'm sure you're right, but that argument doesn't apply to everybody.

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