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    The list of companies that make up the foundation founders is quite surprising. For as big as PHP was in PHP4 days now the only “big name” I recognize is Attomatic. There’s some companies with their PHP frameworks and a company with their PHP IDE but it seems quite anticlimatic.

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      I was surprised to see Facebook absent from that list (given that they have 10MLoC in PHP / Hack and their own open-source PHP JIT) and it makes me wonder if this is an ‘everyone but Facebook’ industry group to try to counterbalance Facebook in the PHP ecosystem.

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        No WikiMedia Foundation either.

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      I fully expect PHP, Python and Ruby to have similar organizations for the long term. Once a language reaches a certain critical mass, its ecosystem will outlive any one person.