[TUHS] History of popularity of C

Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com
Mon Jun 8 01:52:39 AEST 2020

On Sun, Jun 07, 2020 at 11:26:45AM -0400, Clem Cole wrote:
> That said, I personally am the most excited about Go theses day, but I'm
> also thinking Rust looks pretty interesting, but my experience with both
> compared to C is extremely nominal.  Neither language is used for anything
> in production in our world at this point.

If I had to move to a modern language it would be Go.  I looked at Rust
and barfed.

But if I had the juice, I'd just evolve C.   Make a C+ that isn't object
oriented but does have some of the stuff that modern languages have.
I'd pretty much take http://little-lang.org and evolve C to that.

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