我记得看过 quora 一个问答，说 stripe 是 ruby 开发的
再讲几个好玩的，他们当初备选的其他几个语言是：Clojure, Scala, Haskell, Go, Smalltalk, Julia
There are a lot of less-commonly used languages that could potentially have been good choices: Clojure, Scala, Haskell, Go, Smalltalk, and Julia jump to mind.
Collison 兄弟之前还创办过一家公司叫 Auctomatic，他们用的开发语言是 Smalltalk：
We used Smalltalk for almost everything at our previous company.