Haskell and Idris are definitely on my radar.

Type inference in ATS is very week (largely due to the support
for dependent types and linear types). To support concise syntax,
type inference in ATS needs to greatly strengthened.

On Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 8:34:48 PM UTC-5, vamchale wrote:
> I don't have any concrete suggestions, but I would suggest Idris as an 
> example to follow. Haskell syntax is relatively popular and concise, and 
> Idris' is even more refined.
> I will say I'd prefer syntax that eases functional programming, but that 
> might just be me. And I think that replacing -<lincloptr1> with something 
> more concise like -o would be a good decision either way.
> On Friday, February 9, 2018 at 12:15:22 PM UTC-6, gmhwxi wrote:
>> For the moment, I just want to open a thread for ATS3.
>> I decided to pick ATS/Xanadu for the full project name. I like the name 
>> Xanadu
>> because it is poetic and brings a feel of exoticness.
>> ATS3 is supposed to be compiled to ATS2. At least at the beginning. I 
>> will try to
>> write more about what I have in mind regarding ATS3.
>> I know that a lot of people have been complaining about the syntax of 
>> ATS2. So
>> we can start the effort of designing some "nice" syntax for ATS3. Please 
>> feel free
>> to post here if you would like share your opinions and ideas.
>> I will be happy to take the lead but we definitely need to have some form 
>> of community
>> effort on this project given its size and scope.
>> Cheers!
>> --Hongwei
>> PS: I felt rushed every time up to now when implementing ATS. This time I 
>> am hoping
>> to have the luxury of thinking about implementation a bit before actually 
>> doing it :)

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