Why learn C? (O'Reilly Radar)
Posted Jul 3, 2012 15:10 UTC (Tue) by dashesy
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everyone who works on the project needs to be an expert too
And everyone who will be working on the project! Forever without a gap, if there is one person in between that does not know most of those traps, it soon becomes unreadable and hard to understand and debug (the worst that can happen to a project). Specially the corner cases (that C++11 promises to solve with first class language idioms) tend to accumulate more cruft. I really appreciate that kernel, and what landley is doing is using C. Whenever code beauty matters (and not time to market), if code does not work it should be replaced, not sub-classed.
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