[TUHS] History of popularity of C

Lars Brinkhoff lars at nocrew.org
Mon Jun 8 15:48:03 AEST 2020

Chris Torek wrote:
> You pay (sometimes noticeably) for the GC, but the price is not
> too bad in less time-critical situations.  The GC has a few short
> stop-the-world points but since Go 1.6 or so, it's pretty smooth,
> unlike what I remember from 1980s Lisp systems. :-)

I'm guessing those 1980s Lisp systems would also be pretty smooth on
2020s hardware.

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