I explored Rust to look at writing lower level but safe code. Really I want to mostly get away from raw pointers, memory management, walking off end of array/string. Thanks to @osnews story today I learned about V. Looks interesting. #programming The V Programming Language
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@hankg this does touch upon many of the dumb choices I found were made in because all choices, including dumb ones, and those behind them, are in effect insulated from reality by . So they often double down on proven stupid decisions because they can. It took many years just to get a very grudgingly and rather poorly done module system for reproducible builds finally tolerated.

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