[OT] Compilable Python-like language?

Donn Cave donn at u.washington.edu
Tue Mar 23 18:23:25 CET 2004


In article <c3pave$27ohpv$1 at ID-224243.news.uni-berlin.de>,
 Stefan Axelsson <crap1234 at hotmail.com> wrote:
...
> Now, since we're into 'functional' languages (and you confess to mostly 
> being anoyed by the LISP syntax than anything else), let me plug Haskell 
> also, even though we've now moved quite far away from Python. Purely 
> functional, lazy evaluation, nice (interactive) compiler available 
> (GHC), though performance perhaps isn't as easy to achive as with 
> O'Caml. If you're interested there's more at http://www.haskell.org.

Did you mention indent structured?  (optionally.)  I can't
say I've heard of a noticeable trend towards the kind of
industrial use you can see for Erlang, but Haskell is an
adventure anyway - quite far away from Python, for sure.

   Donn Cave, donn at u.washington.edu



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