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language-design python

Why doesn’t Python have a sign function?

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c# language-design

Why must we define both == and != in C#?

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default-method java java-8 jsr335 language-design

Why is “final” not allowed in Java 8 interface methods?

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java language-design list operators python

Are there any more elegant ways of handling lists in Java ? (Python VS Java)

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integer java language-design unsigned

Why doesn’t Java support unsigned ints?

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c c++ language-design operators xor

Why is there no ^^ operator in C/C++?

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c history implicit-declaration language-design

Why does/did C allow implicit function and typeless variable declarations?

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c c++ language-design

Why are empty expressions legal in C/C++?

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arrays compiler-errors language-design runtime-error rust

Why does Rust check array bounds at runtime, when (most) other checks occur at compile time?

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c c++ language-design programming-languages string

Why must C/C++ string literal declarations be single-line?