Sorry, my question wasn't meant to downplay the importance of his quest. I'm all for learning odd languages and expanding one's mind as I said.
My question was purely practical and directed to the author: his tone is definitely excited but I noticed he didn't address the why :-)
I googled a bit (I'm 100% ignorant about Elm) and it seems a terrific language on paper.
Totally fair :D Only reason I'm familiar with elm is my SQL teacher this semester really likes it so he'd mention it at and random and posted some articles about it just for fun.
As far as I know SQL is a declarative language. Did you teacher liked ELM because ELM is also declarative?
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