This effect does exist but it's short-lived...
Posted Jan 22, 2009 10:29 UTC (Thu) by khim
In reply to: Semantic patching with Coccinelle
Parent article: Semantic patching with Coccinelle
Yes, darcs benefited for a time from the fact that it could attract all
these people - but the end result was the same: when C crowd got it's shiny
new bauble (Git) all other projects were left in dust...
Sometimes it's good idea to use non-mainstream language because it's the
only way to produce something and you don't need many contributors: one of
the most popular DFT library (FFTW) is
written in OCaml (well, kinda). But it does limit number of
potential contributors! No way to avoid this...
to post comments)