Programming language failings [was Re: strangest systems I've sent email from]

Al Kossow aek at
Fri Apr 29 15:36:29 CDT 2016

On 4/29/16 1:34 PM, ben wrote:

>> The problem is that C doesn't just allow you to do stupid things, it's
>> actively encouraged. C doesn't just let you aim at your foot, it
>> defaults to aiming at your foot.
> I like C for the most part, what you see is what you get.

Apparently you've never been burned by the way it handles bit fields.

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