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> Compared to Haskell and Clojure, which are soaring to put it mildly.

Soaring comparatively.

I am a big fan of OCaml, but I think one thing this infographic is heavily biased by is ease of adoption for programmers of all levels. Javascript, Python and others in the top all have that. OCaml and the like are all a bit steep on that front.

However if you find OCaml in the tiny graph on the bottom you'll see that it's steadily increasing at least. Up about 50% in active repos from 2013 to 2014.




Comparatively, yes. Clojure and Haskell have adoption problems too. But I think the community is growing stronger with each passing day. That simply isn't happening with OCaml.


> "That simply isn't happening with OCaml."

Err... based on what exactly? I've been working in the OCaml community for several years now and it's going from strength to strength. Do we have different definitions of 'strength' or something?


Based on blog posts that show up, based on Google results that show when you try to find tutorials on how to get certain things done (in a production environment, that is).

Also, another thing that's peculiar with OCaml is that a lot of libraries are LGPL 3+ which makes it that much harder for corporates to adopt. And sometimes, alternatives to certain libraries are either hard to find, or are not actively maintained. It could also be that, I have been looking in all the wrong places.




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