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If your project aims to become a fixture in the computational substrate of infrastructure on top of which everything else runs

I will have pretty high standards for your work

Looking at you, literally every meme systems programming lang

Looking at you with extreme prejudice, every meme shell 😠

One of the main criteria by which such projects are necessarily evaluated is: "if I write a program that uses this today, and then don't touch it for 30 years, how difficult will it be to get it working again?"

@sir
I had it when some minor update caused #fishShell to interminably hang (all because my home directory was network mounted).
My general tech advise to average people: Never update anything that already works.

@sir if it aint JSTAR-tier i aint interested

@sir what do you think of nim? It compiles to C.

@sir how much do you hate my fav language Ada, sir? ;)

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