Reply to post: Re: Don't be a tease

Rust in peace: Memory bugs in C and C++ code cause security issues so Microsoft is considering alternatives once again

Elledan Bronze badge

Re: Don't be a tease

Rust is totally recoloured C++. And by the fact that it uses inferred typing by default (strong typing requires a lot more typing than in C++ and rarely appears in example code) it uses weak typing.

If you want strong typing, use C++, or even better: Ada. That's a language which doesn't allow inferred typing. At all. Not even a typedef with the original type it was typedef'ed from. That gets you a nice compile error.

That the Rust creators don't even know Ada exists says a lot about the language.

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