November 5, 2010
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The Decline of Y-Combinator? Or Bad Luck?

In asking about repeated chains of this in Javascript, I was inquiring about program design and coding style, about the way we attach functionality to the right computational objects.

For better or worse, some people figured that I was attacking the design of Javascript. Many thousands of hit later, I'm not any wiser than I was before. It’s interesting to see that, at Y-Combinator and Hacker News, the commenters

Of 20+ comments at Y-Combinator, either 0 or 1 appears to have understood the question. It’s not a very hard question; I'd thought better of Y-Cominator but perhaps it’s going the way of slashdot.