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André L F S Bacci
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13 votes

Why do programming languages use delimiters (quotes) for strings?

13 votes

Invalid signed integer in C and similar languages

7 votes

What are the advantages/disadvantages of making every class an instance of an Object superclass?

5 votes

What are the advantages and disadvantages of making types as a first class value?

5 votes

What approaches are there to prevent modifying a collection while iterating over it?

5 votes

How to make logical operators that return operands consistent in a statically typed language?

5 votes

Correctness of mixed signed/unsigned arithmetic

4 votes

What are the consequences of allowing decimal-point-less number literals to be interpreted as floats?

4 votes

Implementing automatic derivation without macros?

4 votes

Would it be safe to introduce the "freeze" statement?

4 votes

What syntax options exist for avoiding variable names colliding with keywords and built-ins?

4 votes
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Are enum members literals or constants in an IR?

4 votes

I want to make breaking changes to my language, what techniques exist to allow a smooth transition of the ecosystem?

4 votes

Are x87 long doubles still relevant?

3 votes

What are some advantages/disadvantages of having built-in syntax to represent numbers in non-decimal bases?

3 votes

What are different ways of handling runtime errors?

3 votes

Ways to have operators for both normal and floor division

3 votes

How do you design mutable lists?

3 votes

What are the pros and cons of different ways of forcing resources to be closed properly?

3 votes

What are the advantages of having a set number of fixed sized integers versus defining the exact number of bits in every integer?

3 votes

Were there attempts to support triggering accessors on modifying subelements of properties?

3 votes

What are some techniques for faster, fine-grained incremental compilation and static analysis?

3 votes

What are the exact requirements of not requiring forward declarations everywhere?

3 votes

Approaches to enforcing contracts for standard user-definable traits

3 votes

Prior art on pipelines of function calls

3 votes

What are some syntax options for describing generic ("templated") types?

3 votes

To box or not to box? (how to determine if a value can be more efficiently passed by value or by reference)

3 votes

How to minimize total size of static data?

2 votes

Pros and cons of throwing an error versus returning a NaN value

2 votes
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Determining the most optimized data type for the platform with type inference