Criticizing the Rust Language, and Why C and C++ Will Never Die

This is an original text by Eax Melanhovich that was rigourosly translated and kindly shared by Andrey Karpov. The original translation can be found here. Many thanks to both. 

Why C and C++ Will Never Die

I couldn’t but notice how much interest the readers of this blog [the author’s blog] had shown in the topic “should we let kittens play with new balls of wool?” So I felt like sharing a few more of my reflections on a related subject in regard to the C and C++ languages and the odds that Rust will kill them. No need to tell you that it will inevitably cause a big holy war, so before you proceed, think twice if you really want to go on reading this post and especially participate in a “constructive debate” via comments.

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