An interesting exercise in the equivalence of structs and closures.
Just ask yourself the question, how many language package managers rely on Github in one form or another?
Whenever I see people setting up XMPP servers, I never hear them mention ejabberd. I remember running it a few years back and while it has a big config file that might look scary, it's all properly documented. The only thing that I struggled with for a bit was getting it to work with my Let's Encrypt certs. Would recommend.
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Blog post for additional context: https://security.googleblog.com/2021/09/an-update-on-memory-safety-in-chrome.html
"We attempted to represent ownership and borrowing through the C++ type system, however the language does not lend itself to this. Thus memory safety in C++ would need to be achieved through runtime checks."
If Google can't introduce ownership semantics to C++, that pretty much means no one can, except maybe the C++ Standards Committee (doubt it though). So that's it pretty definitively: if you need performance and security, don't use C++.
🇬🇧In a survey on children's rights the EU Commission wants to know your opinion on "Removing anonymity online", so tell them: https://ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/DigitalDecade4YOUth
Imagine if people had this attitude towards programmers refactoring code!
It is very easy to explain the utility of that, even if by touching the code we run the risk of breaking things. But seemingly some programmers think their craft is so completely divorced from the realities of others, that they can't even imagine that there might be a reason to do similar things elsewhere.
Just read the #rust 1.55.0 release notes.
> Anna Harren was a member of the community and contributor to Rust known for coining the term "Turbofish" to describe ::<> syntax. Anna recently passed away after living with cancer. Her contribution will forever be remembered and be part of the language, and we dedicate this release to her memory.
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learning about the humanities to balance things out
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