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Rust marks five years since its 1.0 release: The long and winding road actually works

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Rust has some nice ideas, but don't get carried away. It's still the bitter fruit of the C programming tree. "Immutable variables" that are actually mutable in all but the most theoretical computer science sense are annoying. And the whole "borrow" thing will drive you nuts.

But at least it has a proper Boolean type so you can't shoot yourself in the foot with things like "if i = 0 { ..."

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