[racket] Racket is ranked into a programming languages statistic

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Mon Dec 13 00:44:16 EST 2010

20 minutes ago, Nevo wrote:
> Just FYI, although I knew the result was collected from quite limited
> sources.
> http://www.itnewswire.info/2010/12/ranking-programming-languages-by-size-of-community-and-number-of-projects.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ItNewsWire+%28IT+News+Wire%29

Very limited, but unsurprising that they get a correlation.  Github
uses file suffixes to determine language, so *.scm and *.ss are all
counted towards scheme -- *.rkt files are still very new.  On
stackoverflow, there were practically no "racket" tags, and one night
I made a scan of "plt-scheme" and "drscheme" and added "racket" -- but
my guess is that scheme is popular there due to student questions
which are almost always on racket (for example, people ask about a
"#<void>" value etc).

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