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Hello Peter, Gregory (author) here, thank you for your comment! I agree with all your points, especially the first one - I think there's no way to reverse this trend. Lower level languages will always have some share of the market, but it will shrink over time.

What I'm not sure about is why other languages did not leverage the issue with Python's migration - because that migration took really a decade, during which time Ruby became very popular thanks to Rails, and JavaScript evolved to a really solid language. Yet neither of them became popular outside of webdev. It seems that a lot of people were really attached to Python and decided that it was more beneficial to stay as long as possible on Python 2.7 and later migrate than to pick another language.




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