Perl 6 - the future is here, just unevenly distributed

IRC log for #6macros, 2015-03-16

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12:07 Ven http://eb.host.cs.st-andrews.ac.uk/drafts/compile-idris.pdf I'm linking this paper here as well :-)
12:11 Ven idris has a c backend, a js, php, lua and others iirc
12:11 Ven it might even have an erlang backend now
12:58 Ven "The main distribution is able to target C and Javascript, there are known third party code generators which target LLVM, Java and Ruby, the PHP code generator briefly described here, and an experimental code generator for the GAP algebra system"
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16:28 Ven Added ADTs in elixir with their macro
16:31 Ven https://gist.github.com/vendethiel/18223428bc77c6fd7350
16:31 Ven their macro system*
16:54 masak nice
16:54 * masak wondered about `&generate_defmodule/1`, but then remembered that this is basically Erlang's Swift language
18:13 vendethiel indeed :P
18:14 vendethiel though it's really the other way around, but still
18:15 masak only by a strictly causal interpretation
19:24 vendethiel anyways! one more usecase :P
19:24 vendethiel though we had that one since quite some time ago :-)
19:24 vendethiel *
19:24 vendethiel *we* don't really need macros for that

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