The search for easier safe systems programming (blog post + language) (www.sophiajt.com)
from armchair_progamer@programming.dev to programming_languages@programming.dev on 08 May 11:10
https://programming.dev/post/13798947

For the last year and a half, I and my recently-added collaborator Jane Losare-Lusby have been working in secret on a safe systems language that could be learned about as quickly as one can learn Go. I think we might have something worth exploring.

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sxan@midwest.social on 08 May 13:05 next collapse

Easy as Go, with Rust’s runtime, would be a dream.

ericjmorey@programming.dev on 08 May 15:08 next collapse

This seems to address the criticisms people have with using rust for prototyping. Simplifying the mental model of lifetimes and ownership, incorporating what amounts to a manually called garbage collector, and making the level of compiler enforced strictness flexible for different phases of development all sounds promising. I look forward to what this project develops into and what use of the language reveals about software development.

KindaABigDyl@programming.dev on 09 May 00:45 collapse

It’s kinda like arenas in C