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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • B is perl? A is python?

    The growth of each is constant, and B's growth is largest. The slope of its growth curve is steepest.

    It's paradoxical that its percentage of the market is decreasing. It must mean that the rate of growth of the market is greater than its rate of growth.

    All the other curves are flatter than B's curve, so it is counter-intuitive that the growth of the market (the total of all the curves) is steeper.

    B's percentage of the market must be asymptotic to something. At the end of time, how much of the market does B have? I guess it is the ratio of the rates of growth.
    • A and B aren't anything. I'm not trying to make a sly statement about Perl. I'm not trying to defend Perl in any aspect. No matter what we say, it should be the truth, which I'm more concerned about than the survival of Perl.

      It's not really paradoxical that the market will grow faster than everything else. The problem comes when we think something is worthwhile when it has a certain percentage of the market, and worthless otherwise. As I showed, the market penetration rate doesn't matter because it doesn't