[m-users.] What's special about Mercury?

Volker Wysk post at volker-wysk.de
Mon Jun 24 04:10:51 AEST 2019

Am Donnerstag, den 20.06.2019, 20:26 -0500 schrieb
jfondren at minimaltype.com:
> Howdy,
> I'm writing a Mercury tutorial and thought I'd have a sales pitch
> early 
> in it, since hello-world type code makes Mercury look bad. I'd 
> appreciate any feedback you have on the following. The tutorial
> itself 
> won't be done for a while.

FWIW, as a logic language, it's very declarative. You specify "what",
not "how" (like in an imperative language). It appears to me, that
Mercury goes especially far with that principle (further than Prolog).


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