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I'm so glad we are seeing a shift towards language simplicity in all aspects (control flows, keywords, feature-set, ...). It'so important in ensuring reliable codebases in general.

i would love to see a shift towards small languages, which is subtly different from a shift towards simple languages.

there are plenty of things i feel are serious shortcomings of C (mixing error results with returned values is my big one), but the fact that the set of things the language can do is small and the ways you can do them are limited makes it much easier to write code that is easy to read. and that will always keep me coming back.

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