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GeneralRe: Killer robots: Experts warn of 'third revolution in warfare' Pin
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NewsHow tech giants test software: There's no one way for QA Pin
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NewsSecret chips in replacement parts can completely hijack your phone’s security Pin
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NewsWhat next? Pin
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Kent Sharkey wrote:
After memory safety, what do you think is the next big step for compiled languages to take?


Compiled languages that let you write in scripted languages that are then compiled.

Oh wait...

Kent Sharkey wrote:
I know - each variable runs within its own virtual machine! Total safety from buffer overruns!


Being safe from buffer overruns is like wearing a, ummm, oh, never mind. The damn thing can still break in other ways.

Marc
 
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NewsOver half of unprotected Windows 7 machines don’t run any AV software at all, says Microsoft Pin
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NewsOracle opens up Java EE Pin
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News“Bing is bigger than you think,” Microsoft boasts, at 33% of US searches Pin
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NewsHitchhiking robot that relied on human kindness found decapitated Pin
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NewsPush authentication can replace the password Pin
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