[rust-dev] Integer overflow, round -2147483648

Daniel Micay danielmicay at gmail.com
Mon Jun 23 15:55:56 PDT 2014


On 23/06/14 06:34 PM, comex wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 23, 2014 at 5:38 PM, Benjamin Striegel
> <ben.striegel at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'd like to also note that Apple has no external incentive to improve Swift.
>> Objective-C was a dead language before Apple's fiat rocketed it into the
>> position of world's third-most-popular programming language. Regardless of
>> Swift's implementation or design decisions, it *will* be one of the most
>> popular languages in the world come this time next year (likely accompanied
>> by Objective-C's meteoric descent). If Swift were a fusion of RPG and
>> Malbolge with an implementation written in INTERCAL, this fact would not
>> change (thankfully, the Swift designers have better taste). Why bother
>> straining yourself to satisfy a captive audience, when your only real
>> competitor is whatever dialect of Java that Dalvik supports?
> 
> For one thing, Swift ought to be an appealing potential competitor for
> Apple's internal high-performance frameworks, which are currently all
> C++.

Perhaps with the -Ofast hack...

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