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GeneralRe: Are programming languages technically a language? Pin
Nelek24-May-22 10:08
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NewsUnglitching the system: Advancement in predicting software vulnerabilities Pin
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NewsNASA programmer remembers debugging Lisp in deep space Pin
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Rob Grainger26-May-22 8:21
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It has nothing to do with inheritance or OO at all. The code is in LISP, a functional language. From the sound of it, it called a lower-level function, implemented as native code, that didn't provide the safety guarantees.

More like calling a C API from a managed language.
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