Help me decide D or C

Aurélien Plazzotta here at
Thu Aug 1 20:02:08 UTC 2019

On Thursday, 1 August 2019 at 16:23:51 UTC, Alexandre wrote:
> On Thursday, 1 August 2019 at 15:42:08 UTC, a11e99z wrote:
>> On Thursday, 1 August 2019 at 15:17:11 UTC, a11e99z wrote:

> Right now, job is not a good criteria for me. I work in a not 
> related field and I doubt I would get any job working with CS. 
> That would be great, but I doubt it anyway, so it is more a 
> hobby thing.

If penetrating a job segment-market is not a requirement, perhaps 
you would take pleasure in learning F*. It is a pure functional 
programming language based on logical-mathematical thought. It 
meant to be a replacement for Coq, a proof-assistant turned into 
general-purpose language.

In my opinion, this kind of paradigm would fit quite well in the 
near-future RISCV technological and commercial market since their 
technical specifications have been feature-ready.

Here is the official tutorial for F* language:

I hope this kind of project is the last step before entering the 
realm of quantum programming because it is time to embrace the 
Quantum mechanics are known since the 1930's, quantum physics 
since 50's, quantum information since 70's, quantum computation 
since 2000's. What are we waiting for quantum programming? Again 
the same and always pathological syndromes remain: "not invented 
here" and "it's if not broken, don't fix it."

But don't fool yourself, D is not for beginners. Ali Çehreli is a 
very skilled programmer, ergo, he can't reason like a 
new/starting programmer anymore, regardless of his patience and 

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