I'm a 22 year-old computer programming student and I was briefly introduced to this language in class.
I really appreciate how terse and flexible the language is, though I don't know how to use it fully, yet. One of these days, I'd like to get there, though.
I have a rather unpopular viewpoint around here: I don't care how long my programs take to execute. This will definitely change when someone starts paying me to code efficiently. :)
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