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

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Fri Apr 29 17:55:35 CDT 2016

Those who claim that there's not much difference between C and assembly
language have never run into a true CISC machine--or perhaps they rely
only on libraries someone else has written.

Writing a true global optimizing compiler that generates code as good as
assembly is a nearly impossible task.  When you are dealing with a
target machine with a large CISC set, it's really tough.

Speaking from experience, again.


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