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RE: What Java did right (was Re: Y Store now C++)

> Most of the little languages discussed here are missing one or more of
> the above targets.  We should also remember that Perl has been around for
> many years, and only recently became so popular with the masses -- it
> was slowly building steam (and the features that make it popular) during
> a long growth process.

Right.  The one event that gave it a big kick was its position as the first
CGI language.

- Christopher