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Pure

http://code.google.com/p/pure-lang/
Pure is a modern-style functional programming language based on term rewriting. It offers equational definitions with pattern matching, full symbolic rewriting capabilities, dynamic typing, eager and lazy evaluation, lexical closures, built-in list and matrix support and an easy-to-use C interface. The interpreter uses LLVM as a backend to JIT-compile Pure programs to fast native code. Pure is closely related to the author's Q language and is slated to eventually become its successor, since it offers many new and powerful features and programs run much faster than their Q equivalents. (OTOH, Q still offers many more library modules right now. Most of these will eventually be ported to Pure, but this will take some time.)


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released on 6 November 2008

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GPLv3orlaterKelly Hopkins6 November 2008



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"Email Dr.Graef@t-online.de" Albert Graef Maintainer


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Developer Homepage http://pure-lang.googlecode.com/
Developer Download http://code.google.com/p/pure-lang/downloads/list


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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 7 November 2008.



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