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    , warren wrote

    Earth.  People are building x86 emulators and Linux kernels written in JavaScript.  As Scott Hanselman has repeatedly pointed out in the last year or so, JavaScript is the assembly language of the web. 

    I've written x86 emulators in Haskell, but that doesn't make that a low level language by any stretch of the imagination.