|Possible to write compiler to Java VM? (I volunteer to summarize) email@example.com (Peter Seibel) (1996-01-17)|
|Re: Possible to write compiler to Java VM? firstname.lastname@example.org (1996-01-29)|
|Re: Possible to write compiler to Java VM? email@example.com (1996-01-29)|
|Re: Possible to write compiler to Java VM? firstname.lastname@example.org (1996-01-30)|
|Re: Ada design email@example.com (1996-01-31)|
|Re: Ada design firstname.lastname@example.org (1996-01-31)|
|Re: Ada design email@example.com (1996-02-01)|
|Re: Ada design firstname.lastname@example.org (1996-02-02)|
|Re: Ada design email@example.com (1996-02-02)|
|Re: Ada design firstname.lastname@example.org (1996-02-04)|
|From:||email@example.com (Ronald F. Guilmette)|
|Date:||1 Feb 1996 21:47:50 -0500|
|Organization:||Infinite Monkeys & Co.|
|References:||96-01-037 96-01-100 96-01-116 96-01-130|
Daniel J. Salomon <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>Ada's philosophy seems to be, "When in doubt, forbid it." As a
>result, a programmer can spend a lot of time turning sensible safe
>code into code that religiously observes all of Ada rules.
>C's philosopy seems to be, "When in doubt, permit it. It just might
>be correct." The freedom that this gives programmers to create new
>ways of solving problems may be one of the reasons that C remains so
>popular, despite the fact that it it unquestionably unsafe.
The more you work on OPC (other people's code), the more you come to
appreciate the former philosophy.
-- Ron Guilmette, Roseville, CA --
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