Oh look, another language (ceylon)

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Sun Nov 17 05:10:18 CET 2013


On Sun, Nov 17, 2013 at 2:41 PM, Gregory Ewing
<greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
> Neal Becker wrote:
>>
>> http://ceylon-lang.org/documentation/1.0/introduction/
>
>
> The type system looks very interesting!
>
> It's just a pity they based the syntax on C rather
> than something more enlightened. (Why do people
> keep doing that when they design languages?)

Because in many ways it's an excellent syntactic structure, and - more
importantly - it's one that's familiar to a huge number of
programmers. That's pretty valuable.

ChrisA



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