Nim programming language finally hit 1.0

Paulo Pinto pjmlp at
Fri Sep 27 13:04:37 UTC 2019

On Friday, 27 September 2019 at 10:45:31 UTC, Chris wrote:
> On Thursday, 26 September 2019 at 16:04:18 UTC, bachmeier wrote:
>> [...]
> I know, but that doesn't mean it's a good choice. I suppose 
> people (say scientists) just started with little scripts and 
> then kept on using the language they already knew when things 
> got bigger. A lot of that "real" stuff is not used in contexts 
> where performance is crucial (e.g. real time) and believe me, 
> it's really annoying if you get a great piece of software / 
> research in Python that is completely useless in terms of 
> developing a product where performance is crucial. And you 
> cannot simply rewrite it, because it depends on loads of other 
> Python modules developed by other scientists etc. And, of 
> course, they used Python, because of all the useful 
>'s a vicious circle.
> [...]

If any language is going to overtake Python or R among scientific 
users, I am betting Julia will be that language.

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