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Old 21 May 2016, 16:23   #17
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Originally Posted by Locutus View Post
I definitely think that language/compiler choice should take maintainability and the prospect of bitrot into consideration.

Being stuck with a codebase in assembly for someone else to pickup in 5 years time is essentially lost code in practice.

The same with using compilers that are not supported anymore.

Staying alive is a more vital prospect then a bit of speed :-)
I mentioned in another thread that any assembly needs to have a functionally identical C implementation with a #define so that we can verify both.
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