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  • Yatima: A programming language for the decentralized web
    16 projects | | 7 Jun 2021
    I would dearly love to make Yatima a usable theorem prover, and Lean has been a huge inspiration particularly regarding syntax. But building a usable theorem prover is a huge project, and at minimum will require substantial work on our theory, on type-inference (which is fairly minimal right now) and on advanced features like quotient types or univalence.

    On that point, we've done a little exploration on encoding the Path types from Cubical Type Theory as self-types, and I think there's some promising work to be done there. But I know my limits and while I feel very comfortable building a useful programming language that can do a little bit of basic theorem proving, I know that doing a proper job on a real theorem is going to require larger scale resources.

    As far as the link from the Self-Types paper, our theory is similar to their System S, but is not the same. Not 100% sure but I think the main relevant difference here is about Leibniz equality, which iirc allows for saying `a == b` when `a` and `b` are of different types. Yatima's Equal type, implements the more standard homogenous/Martin-Löf equality, but this is just a library, not a language builtin.

    We really do need to write an actual paper for Yatima's theory though, especially considering that we've combined the self-types from System S with a variation of Quantitative Types a la Idris 2. Writing that paper is likely step 0 of any Yatima as a theorem prover project, until then we should view Yatima as just an unsound functional programming language with some nice type-level features

    16 projects | | 7 Jun 2021
    Sure, thanks for the feedback. Our standard library is here:, I'll edit the README to make that more prominent

    As far as docs and tutorials, we weren't planning on doing a public release for another month or two, so there isn't anything yet. The language is still pre-alpha, so our focus has been on getting the core working correctly before smoothing the on-ramp.

    Also, tbh, I'm not 100% settled on what the user-facing syntax should be. Right now we have a simple lisp-like core syntax, but I'm thinking about implementing something like Racket's #lang declaration to allow the user to define and import frontends to that core syntax.

    16 projects | | 7 Jun 2021
    Their explanation is reductive, but it looks like more than that. For example, in the standard library [0] the definition of the Map type is a function of other types.


    16 projects | | 7 Jun 2021
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lurk-lab/introit is an open source project licensed under MIT License which is an OSI approved license.

The primary programming language of introit is Nix.

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