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"Haskell/OCaml/some other FP meme: it is not possible to write useful programs in these languages"
Haskell: git-annex, Propellor, xmonad, pandoc, shellcheckClojure: Riemann, Jepsen, DatomicErlang: rabbitmq, SimpleDB, WhatsApp, ejabberd, CouchDB
Plenty of companies built stuff with these languages too. Just saying. Maybe you can't write useful programs in these languages. That's you. Not the language.
@algernon JaneStreet lives on OCaml: https://blog.janestreet.com/
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