On Mon, Apr 14, 2003 at 03:24:47PM +0900, james_b / neurogami.com wrote:
> Yet another programming language list.  
> 
> TIOBE Programming Community Index for April 2003
> http://www.tiobe.com/tpci.htm
> 
> Ruby is at position 23.


Q: How are the TPCI ratings calculated?

A: The Google search query 
    doGoogleSearch('+"<language> programming" -tv')/10000 is used 
to calculate the TPC Index. This very simple algorithm appears 
to work quite well in practice. 
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????

This ignores, for instance, the fact that Japanese users of Ruby tend not
to write 'programming' in their webpages.

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