RT: The impact of language choice on github projects

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  <blockquote class="posterous_short_quote">This shows the number of swearwords used per 1000 commits. Objective C and Perl

programmers are the most foul-mouthed. Java coders are more restrained,
possibly because the language is more corporate, and they're afraid of having
their pay docked.

The author of this article sifted through 5000 repositories on GitHub, producing about 55G of data, correlating several factors with choice of language. The analysis covered C, C#, C++, Java, Javascript, Objective-C, Perl, Python, and Ruby, among others. The results were interesting and produced both useful and entertaining correlations.