The State of JavaScript, great minds think alike

Contemporary programming language designers seem to be transcending the industry politics and showing a more inclusive attitude towards their peers. This is a good thing, especially given the vitriol that some of the most fervent adopters seem to be inclined to throw at competing camps. If nothing else, self-interest appear to have enough ‘gravitational pull’ in creating convergence where synergies might be the most desirable, this is good for all the users in the longer run.