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Better is subjective, but the thing is that being better is not really enough anyway. You have to have a corpus of available and experienced developers who know the language and others who don't but yet who are willing to invest significant parts of their career development on it, which it might ultimately be of no value to them relative to learning other things. Chicken and egg and all that.

Some folks would argue that Rust is a better language. From my semi-gross level scan I don't agree, at least as a very general purpose language, but some people obviously do think so. But will it ever be more than a niche language? The odds are against it, and it probably has more advantages than most new languages by far (being backed by a large organization that's not seen as having greedy or insular motivations.)

And how many developers out there right now are experts at Rust if you wanted to hire up and start a big project? It seems to me that Rust could remain caught between Java/C# on one side and C++ on the other, without there ever being a big enough incentive for large numbers of people from either camp to move to the middle.

These days it seems that there's almost no friction when it comes to introducing yet another UI framework or module manager or web app framework, but huge friction on the big ticket items.
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