Talk by Herb Sutter: Bridge to NewThingia

Joseph Rushton Wakeling joseph.wakeling at
Thu Jul 2 10:21:19 UTC 2020

On Sunday, 28 June 2020 at 21:00:09 UTC, Dibyendu Majumdar wrote:
> To be honest the analysis doesn't quite stack up. Because 
> compatibility is not the reason for the success of Go, or Rust.

I think that's a misinterpretation of what was said.  
Compatibility is not a reason for success -- but the _absence_ of 
sufficient compatibility will always lead to failure.

I can't speak for Go, but Rust's compatibility is clearly 
adequate given how Mozilla is able to fit it inside the (mostly 
C++) Firefox codebase.

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