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@ashfurrow Yes, it is. And then these other JVM-targeting languages have to build their own API, via which they show, that they hadn't planned for that, and just wind up making a big mess.
It's like how creating a new language is fun. But the ecosystem around it, to male that language practical to use? That's hard work.
@aeveltstra gotcha, that makes sense. Do you think this is why we (I) hear more success stories with languages compiling to the .Net CLR than compiling to the JVM? Because it was designed to be agnostic to languages from the start? (Not that it doesn't have to be hacky about adding support for new constructs, too.)
@aeveltstra interesting – I hadn't realized the different paradigms targeting the same runtime would add such complexity!
@aeveltstra I read it that way – I make the same typo all the time 😭
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