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39 votes

What are different ways of handling runtime errors?

31 votes

What are the drawbacks of using indentation for code blocks?

19 votes

Why do some languages have quotes around imports?

16 votes

What are the drawbacks of using indentation for code blocks?

13 votes

What are some syntax options for describing generic ("templated") types?

9 votes

How might one formally communicate/define/describe a programming language design?

8 votes

What are the advantages/disadvantages of prefix type syntax?

7 votes
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Why care about consistency?

7 votes

Are there disadvantages of including a never type?

7 votes

Is there a widespread alternative to C-style or Python-style code block syntax?

6 votes

What is implied by the names "sum type" and "product type"?

6 votes

What are the pros and cons of traits in comparison with interfaces?

6 votes

What are the advantages and disadvantages of package declarations?

5 votes

What are the pros and cons of an Option type in comparison to nullable types?

5 votes

Why do most languages prefer complex enum instead of simple enum?

5 votes

What are the alternatives to classic ad hoc function overloading?

4 votes

Why intersection types have more fields and union types have fewer fields?

4 votes

How is a structure different from a tuple with named elements?

4 votes

Enforcing doc comments in the compiler, good idea or not?

4 votes

Utilising recursion schemes when implementing compilers

4 votes

Are there disadvantages of including a never type?

3 votes

How can I check if a new language is Turing-complete?

3 votes

Why are type theorhetic data structures rarer (than sets) if they are fundamental?

3 votes

Should the method to sort a list modify it in-place or return a new object?

3 votes

What are good tactics for implementing a language server?

2 votes

What are the downsides of making all strings immutable to improve security and concurrency?

2 votes

What are the advantages of having first-class functions versus having only anonymous class with fancy sugars?

2 votes

How can it be determined that a cast or type test is unchecked?

2 votes

How could C implement first class arrays?

2 votes

What are the advantages of strings and character arrays being different?