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Comment: Re:Sorry, no Segmented Stacks (Score 1) 130

by gafter (#37404196) Attached to: Neal Gafter On Java Under Oracle

All this engineering mubmo jumbo about segemented stacks is for weenies. Languages Features are the most important part of a language, how it runs isn't important anymore.

Yeah, and all this talk about automated memory management (garbage collection) and array bounds checking is for weenies too.

Seriously, safety from stack overflow is a language feature, just like reliable tail recursion.

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