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Q. What's today's top language? A. Python... no, wait, Java... no, C

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Re: OT. Way to get a C dev to fall in love with another language.

return_type (*array_name[])(parameter0_type, parameter1_type, ...) = {function0, function1};

Works fine. Eve's C compiler was limited to 8 letter variable names because of the limited storage capacity of flint chips. Ancient Greek clockwork compilers allowed arbitrary length identifiers, but only the first 63 bytes were significant.

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