This is interesting! If you take this as a rough grade of popularity and use of languages - it’s a surprise to me to see Caml and Haskell up on top and Smalltalk and Forth on the bottom… (instead of the opposite).
Of course, this isn’t a good sample - but whatever…
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The ICFP '02 contest have listed the number of entries per language.
Ruby is pretty high up the list with a whopping 3 entries but nowhere near
close to Python or Perl.
Hopefully this robot contest has made it easy for bright Ruby minds to
Java 28 C++ 22 C 20 Caml 19 Python 16 Perl 11 Haskell 10 Scheme 7 Common lisp 4 Ruby 3 Dylan 2 Erlang 2 Mercury 2 Ada 1 Delphi 1 Forth 1 Icon 1 Prolog 1 Smalltalk 1 Sml 1 Total 136