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just posted part 3 of my manifesto blog series – this one is about how important it is to build programming languages that are optimized for individual/small group productivity. I also argue that doing so helps projects outcompete big tech.

@sir, @Gargron, @the_compiler: I list the three of you as my go-to examples of how small FOSS teams can run circles around proprietary projects with thousands of employees

> just posted part 3 of my manifesto blog series – this one about how important it is to build programming languages that are optimized for individual/small group productivity. I also argue that doing so helps projects outcompete big tech.

> I list @sir, @Gargron, @the_compiler as my go-to examples of how small FOSS teams can run circles around proprietary projects with thousands of employees

oops, it'd help if I included the link, wouldn't it: codesections.com/blog/raku-man

*facepalm*

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@codesections I like the idea that languages may be targeted at different forms of productivity and creativity.

I admit not having looked at Raku, only hearing the gossip over the years all the way back to the early ParrotVM days, but for me personally that small-scale power-programmer language would be Scheme. And it scales up all the way to a whole Linux distribution!
@codesections I hadn't heard of en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_G… . StrongTalk and HotSpot, *and* V8, *and* Go? "One of the best VM architects in the world" is probably a fair assessment.
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