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For nimble organizations, the support behind the language isn't the issue, but the support of the platform is. Anyone can easily fork Clojure, embed it within their application, and have it play nice on the huge Java ecosystem, perhaps even running on J2ME or Android (or even IKVM).

From what little I've seen, the technical fundamentals of .NET seem nicer, and the C# language certainly is. But following Microsoft's footsteps isn't the best way to remain flexible.

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