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Q&A Why does calloc accept 2 arguments, and with what arguments should one call it?

According to the standard (C17 draft, 7.22.3.2) The function calloc void *calloc(size_t nmemb, size_t size); "allocates space for an array of nmemb objects, each of whose size is size [and] i...

1 answer  ·  posted 6mo ago by Lover of Structure‭  ·  last activity 6mo ago by Lundin‭

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Q&A Adding support on mathematical expressions

MarkFuncs has really gotten huge progress, at least in my eyes, and now, I want to make math possible in the language. Background MarkFuncs is a programming language that I have been working on f...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by General Sebast1an‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Lundin‭

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Code Reviews BMPL: The language I'll bring to life

Last year, I started working on a language I named SuperCode but then decided BMPL (Builder's Multi-Purpose Language) as the final name. The language would be written using C and up until now, the ...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by General Sebast1an‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Lundin‭

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Q&A Pros and Cons of different tacit systems?

As a big fan of tacit/point-free programming in general, I'm looking at different tacit programming systems for inspiration (for a language I'm creating). What are the advantages and disadvantages ...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Wezl‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Wezl‭