Endorsing vs. making markets
Some great points from the RedMonk teamJames Governor's MonkChips:
"PHP isn't suddenly 'enterprise ready' because major vendors are supporting it. One the contrary, major vendors are supporting it, and other P scripting languages, because these technologies are already being used... and often by the smartest developers. Vendors can now make a buck supporting these environments... and offering 'certified stacks' that 'reduce risk'... because a market has been created already."
Read the whole thing.