Pascal not considered harmful - was Re: Rich kids are into COBOL

Mark Linimon linimon at
Sat Feb 21 08:27:39 CST 2015

On Sat, Feb 21, 2015 at 06:11:50AM -0800, Warner Losh wrote:
> Sadly, at the time a metric truckload of code expected pointers and
> ints to be freely convertible, and all pointers to be byte addressable
> with a linear space.

dunno if you've looked at the FreeBSD Ports Collection lately, but ...

(nb: I've been looking at results from arm64/mips64 ports builds on
FreeBSD.  There are so many bad assumptions ...)


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