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Ben Harper <> writes:
> Looking at the initial Dart spec, I see that the language allows an Int or a
> Double to have the value NULL, which is distinct from zero. My guess is that
> this single feature makes it much harder to write a performant JIT/Compiler
> for the language.

Incidentally, has anybody seen a good explanation of why they designed
yet another new language, instead of trying to use something existing?

[Other than NIH, of course, which is the usual reason...]


Cynic, n. A blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as
they ought to be. Hence the custom among the Scythians of plucking out a
cynic's eyes to improve his vision.