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Has anyone here looked into the language Hoon, for the Urbit project? It looks really really interesting. It’s basically an attempt at a pure functional language that’s a high-level alternative to Haskell analogous to how C was a game-changer for high-level programming over Pascal. And from what I was able to understand (I’m still a new developer though so could be getting this wrong), the designer was basically trying to create even less primitives than Lisp, which I couldn’t really understand but apparently he did it.


It took me longer than I'd like to realize this is a parody language.


Or, at the very least, an esoteric