Nim programming language finally hit 1.0

Chris wendlec at
Sun Oct 20 19:25:54 UTC 2019

On Friday, 18 October 2019 at 16:28:47 UTC, Marek Marczak wrote:
> On Thursday, 10 October 2019 at 10:40:00 UTC, Chris wrote:
>> Well, with the advent of GraalVM that already supports Python 
>> [1] and R [2], it will be much harder for Nim to convince 
>> Python users and data miners who use R to make the switch. If 
>> you have one VM that is polyglot you can combine all the 
>> widely used tools, e.g. Java/Kotlin for server/backend, 
>> desktop and (maybe) apps, Python and R for stats.
> Ekm...
> GraalVM has poor Python support.
> "Warning: The support for Python is experimental. Experimental 
> features might never be included in a production version, or 
> might change significantly before being considered 
> production-ready."

Oh, I know that and they saliently state it on the website. But 
who knows, in 2 or three years GraalVM may be truely polyglot and 
take languages like Python to new places. But you never know. 
Oracle might just kill the whole thing again.

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