@rage I think the "rewrite it in Rust" phrase tries to appeal to a different category of C developers. People that previously *had* to write their programs in C for efficiency or other reasons but didn't really like the language and are finding it hard to maintain their codebase.

@Naughtylus definitely...but these types also seem to be the ones trying to get Rust into the kernel, and even bare metal embedded programming, like some of the open source bootloader projects.

I don't dislike Rust itself, but I definitely don't think it _should_ replace C. I don't _think_ it will? But ultimately, I feel like programming languages are in some kind of popularity contest and I don't know how helpful that is in the real world.

Just my two cents! :)

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