It's not always true that the neatest, most advanced technology ends up winning most of the market share. There are other reasons which get in the way. Sometimes, the less advanced solutions end up winning - and evolve in order to become more solid and established. An example of this is Javascript/AJAX, which has conquered most of the web-based client programming - despite the fact that there were competing technologies which could (and maybe should) have easily won, purely based on technical merits. How did that happen?

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