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Last Week in Pony - August 19, 2018

Last week’s Pony news, reported this week.

Last Week In Pony is a weekly blog post to catch you up on the latest news for the Pony programming language. To learn more about Pony check out our website, our Twitter account @ponylang, or our Zulip community.

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News and Blog Posts

  • The paper “43 Years of Actors: A Taxonomy of Actor Models and Their Key Properties” looks at actor systems and proposes different ways of categorizing them. The paper is a great overview of what systems exist and their similarities and differences. I’ll be thinking about this when I try to explain Pony to folks who are familiar with other actor-based systems. The paper briefly mentions Pony, which is nice.


  • Interested in making a change, or keeping up with changes to Pony? Check out the RFC repo. Contributors welcome!