Why am I building a new functional programming language?.
I hope that the true promise of functional programming for parallel computing can be widely realized.
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If it will offer something that current FP languages doesn’t, then it will benefit us all.
Doesn’t Elixir/Erlang have great support for parallel computing?
I think the author wants something that is not limited to the server-side and distributed systems, maybe for desktop and mobile devices.
That. is quite ambitious.
Yeah, that makes sense. Server-side languages are covered pretty well and have a pretty solid choices depending on what a dev is looking for.