I realized one of the old reasons why some don't consider server-side JS ready could actually already be considered a fun little mistake.

One of the old cited reasons why server side js isn't ready is "Lack of libraries". Ya, io needs some standardization (and perhaps more clean APIs), and there are various low-level things which need building. However there is one thing I think we can actually nicely tick of as mistake.

General libraries for different types of markup and so... Templating? JSON-Template is in JavaScript, Python, Java, PHP, and the list is growing. Markdown? Showdown. Textile? Theres two or three of these I think, at least one is GPL which could be troublesome, another is not marked but it looks like the authors are open enough a poke should be all needed to give it a real license.

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