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> Handling text is still awful in these languages.

In contrast to what? Honestly just curious.




You can do really cool stuff with SNOBOL[1] or TRAC. Really any homoiconic Lang or lisp will do great things with text. But I think Elixir handles text just fine if it’s UTF-8.

[1]https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/SNOBOL


> SNOBOL

Oh dear.


Yeah, I'm not really serious about that one.




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