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

Richard Plinston Silver badge

Re: Note that there were "popular" shitty languages in the past

> "I can write that in Python" when it SHOULD be done as a C utility, at least for efficiency.

Not all C programs are efficient. I wrote a text merge program in C. It was quite slow due to the str..() library, in particular strcat() having to scan along the strings to get the length. A rewrite in Python was 10 times faster.

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