Nim programming language finally hit 1.0
wendlec at tcd.ie
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
>>  and R , 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.
> 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
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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