Programming language failings [was Re: strangest systems I've sent email from]
db at db.net
Fri Apr 29 15:53:37 CDT 2016
On Fri, Apr 29, 2016 at 01:36:29PM -0700, Al Kossow wrote:
> 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.
bit fields is another part of C that should be removed ;)
It seemed like a good idea when we started ;)
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