I'm seeing a lot of hype around Bosque. But it seems like most of it is: "New Language From Microsoft". None of the articles are really painting a picture as to what sets Bosque apart.
Typed strings is kinda cool, but I feel like that exists in some form or other elsewhere ?
04/22/2019, 8:49 PM
It looks barely implemented
04/22/2019, 8:50 PM
Right! I mean, the more (languages) the merrier. But I feel like people are jumping onto this way to early ?
04/22/2019, 8:52 PM
I mean, the more (languages) the merrier.
Eh not sure I even agree with that. I’d rather see them contribute more to existing languages, unless like you say there’s a compelling reason those languages’ foundations aren’t good enough that we need to start from scratch and reinvent the wheel for 3rd party libraries, documentation, etc.
04/22/2019, 8:53 PM
Very, but there is something to be said with implementing novel ideas and sometimes established languages are not the right place for that.
That said I would love for said novel features to trickle back into more established languages as they've been battle tested in more experimental languages.