Microsoft stealth launches 'historic' programming language: F#
Launching a new language is easy - getting it used is hard. The combination of existing code and existing skills is a strong barrier to adoption, and even excellent languages like Ruby and Python have struggled to break out of their niches.
What hope is there for F#, the new language that Microsoft has sneaked into Visual Studio 2010, launched this month?
You don't need to be a genius to debug a pf.conf firewall ruleset, you just need the guts to run tcpdump