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Dividing the Linux desktop
LWN.net Weekly Edition for June 13, 2013
A report from pgCon 2013
Little things that matter in language design
A more relevant example indeed.
Not a great language but infinitely better (and especially: safer) than C++ in the hands of Joe the 8-to-5 enterprise software developer.
Both recently displaced by Java and .NET languages as explained in this brilliant, on-topic and highly recommended article:
> (Sorry. I was to weak to stay out of this language flamefest. I tried, I tried).
It looks like any complex computing technology is bound to make computer "scientists" emotional and irrational. Maybe because of the enormous brain investment they require?
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