Nimrod programming language

Mensanator mensanator at aol.com
Wed May 13 01:56:24 CEST 2009


On May 12, 12:54 pm, George Sakkis <george.sak... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On May 12, 12:49 pm, Mensanator <mensana... at aol.com> wrote:
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> > On May 12, 8:27 am, rump... at web.de wrote:
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> > > > > > The language and library are missing arbitrary precision integer
> > > > > > arithmetic, using GMP or something like that.
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> > > > > True, but currently not a high priority for me.
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> > > > Too bad. That makes Nimrod officially "worthless", i.e., of no
> > > > value to me.
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> > > Well, you could write a wrapper for GMP (and contribute to the
> > > project ;-)).
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> > But such a thing already exists in Python. And I spend my time
> > USING arbitrary precision numbers to do math research.
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> > Just thought you'ld like to be aware that some people actually
> > make their language choices based on the availability (and
> > performance)
> > of arbitrary precision numbers.
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> I'm sure developers of a new language have to deal with much more
> pressing issues before accommodating each and every self important
> niche.

If he gets enough feedback, won't he learn which niches are important
enought to accommodate? Such feedback was solicited, was it not? If
he
has more pressing issues to deal with, why is he trolling here?




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