Saturday, March 21, 2015

Wombat hibernating

My reader(s) have probably noticed that not much is happening. This is not likely to change for a little while.

I look at new programming language stuff for signs that anyone might have looked at Wombat. In Odersky's latest talk ( he postulates union and intersection types which seem a bit Wombaty.

I always think that Implicits should be important in any language, as they are in human languages. To date I've assumed that this can be handled in Wombat with default parameters and with optional inner suboperators within operators. I should look at the improvements Scala in introducing and think about that.

I also thought Jon Pretty's slides on exceptions were interesting:

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