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It's a matter of economics. If you have the resources to throw at a problem and write it in C++, it'll probably be faster, in the end. However, it might also take longer and be less flexible. And with networked stuff, you want to be really careful, too.

Facebook has the money to throw at something like that with no problems. Not everyone does.




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