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Further, C makes it impractically difficult to handle things that should be simple. Like, uh, errors and resource cleanup. The inability to have something as trivial as a scope guard that works as a human being would expect it to work will ensure that under no circumstances will I ever write a piece of C that anything I care about relies upon. I know I'm not good enough to write perfect C, and imperfect C is disastrous. (The fraction that is good enough to write perfect C is a vanishingly small proportion of those who think they do. And try to. And fail. And hurt other people in the process.)



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