Lambda the Ultimate

inactiveTopic Pliant
started 4/23/2001; 3:24:54 PM - last post 4/23/2001; 3:24:54 PM
pixel - Pliant  blueArrow
4/23/2001; 3:24:54 PM (reads: 371, responses: 0)
Pliant is a pragmatic powerful language. It's in no way a functional language, it looks much more like a modern C++.

It features:

  • the compilation step is very incremental enabling powerful constructs (called ``meta''): rewriting rules, first-class types. Syntax is very flexible (you can define things like ``for'')
  • low-level capabilities (pointers...)
  • it works: Hubert has written is hell lot of servers including http/ftp/dns/mail servers which are fully configurable using a web browser (all this is called fullpliant)

(my comments)
Posted to general by pixel on 4/23/01; 11:28:57 PM