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Found a language in development called Vale which claims to be the safest AOT compiled language in the World (Claims to beSafer than Rust)
3 projects | /r/rust | 6 Jun 2023
And that last point is critical. If the language flatly can't represent some concepts it uses, they have to be implemented somewhere else. I had a similar discussion with a proponent for Pony once- the language itself is 100% safe, and fully dependent on C for its runtime and data structures. One of Rust's core strengths is being able to express unsafe concepts, meaning the unsafe code can expose a safe interface that accurately describes its requirements rather than an opaque C ABI. Vale doesn't seem to do that.
The Rust I wanted had no future
7 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 5 Jun 2023
"Exterior iteration. Iteration used to be by stack / non-escaping coroutines, which we also called "interior" iteration, as opposed to "exterior" iteration by pointer-like things that live in variables you advance. Such coroutines are now finally supported by LLVM (they weren't at the time) and are actually a fairly old and reliable mechanism for a linking-friendly, not-having-to-inline-tons-of-library-code abstraction for iteration. They're in, like, BLISS and Modula-2 and such. Really normal thing to have, early Rust had them, and they got ripped out for a bunch of reasons that, again, mostly just form "an argument I lost" rather than anything I disagree with today. I wish Rust still had them. Maybe someday it will!"
I remember that one. The change was shortly after I started fooling with Rust and was major. Major as in it broke all the code that I'd written to that point.
"Async/await. I wanted a standard green-thread runtime with growable stacks -- essentially just "coroutines that escape, when you need them too"."
I remember that one, too; it was one of the things that drew me to the language---I was imagining something more like Pony (https://www.ponylang.io/).
"The Rust I Wanted probably had no future, or at least not one anywhere near as good as The Rust We Got."
Almost certainly true. But The Rust We Got is A Better C++, which was never appealing to me because I never liked C++ anyway.
Virtual Threads Arrive in JDK 21, Ushering a New Era of Concurrency
8 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 12 Apr 2023
The love child of Erlang and Rust exists already: Pony.
It really is the best of both languages... unfortunately, the main supporter of Pony seems to have stopped using it in favour of Rust though :D.
But if that's really what you want, Pony is your language. It definitely deserves more love.
Why Turborepo is migrating from Go to Rust – Vercel
7 projects | /r/golang | 8 Mar 2023
Until next shiny thing. Like Zig, or Pony. They have a very good points about migrating, but that is not one of them.7 projects | /r/golang | 8 Mar 2023
You can actually try to have a magic language which "does not ignore decades of PL research" but you are likely to get either something broken or a project that is likely not going to release in our lifetime.
Show HN: Ractor – a Rust-based actor framework with clusters and supervisors
4 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 15 Feb 2023
Never a bad time to plug Pony lang - a safety-oriented actor-model language. In addition to the numerous safety guarantees, you also get a beautiful syntax and automatic memory management. Really a great language that often gets overshadowed by Rust's hype-turfing.
Carl Hewitt has died [pdf]
5 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 6 Jan 2023
Pony Programming Language
3 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 13 Dec 2022
There are a few, but you are right that they could be more accessible: https://github.com/ponylang/ponyc/tree/main/examples
(I had the same problem)3 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 13 Dec 2022
Safely writing code that isn't thread-safe: An under-appreciated Rust feature
3 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 22 Nov 2022
Are you sure that the project is dead? I see movement in the main repository and the last release dates to 9 days ago: https://github.com/ponylang/ponyc/releases/tag/0.52.1
Perché gli script python invecchiano così male?
2 projects | /r/ItalyInformatica | 4 Feb 2023
Modularized wxPython AGW-AUI demo module
2 projects | /r/learnpython | 26 Sep 2022
My project attempts to freshen and modularize an advanced wxPython demo module AGW-AUI as a learning exercise. My other goal is the preparation of a structured wxPython GUI app skeleton. While the project reproduces most demo features, the original monolithic code is split into multiple loosely coupled components. A recent Python version (3.10) is required, and I use the latest wxPython release (4.2). This early attempt lacks documentation, but I hope to fix this problem later.
8 projects | /r/programming | 2 Nov 2021
What are some alternatives?
gleam - ⭐️ A friendly language for building type-safe, scalable systems!
prolog-to-minizinc - A Prolog-to-MiniZinc translator
Videomass - Videomass is a free, open source and cross-platform GUI for FFmpeg and yt-dlp
Halide - a language for fast, portable data-parallel computation
Nim - Nim is a statically typed compiled systems programming language. It combines successful concepts from mature languages like Python, Ada and Modula. Its design focuses on efficiency, expressiveness, and elegance (in that order of priority).
tab-rs - The intuitive, config-driven terminal multiplexer designed for software & systems engineers
Celluloid - Actor-based concurrent object framework for Ruby
Rustler - Safe Rust bridge for creating Erlang NIF functions
mrustc - Alternative rust compiler (re-implementation)
gentoo-overlay - Gentoo overlay
Vale - Compiler for the Vale programming language - http://vale.dev/