Is Rust the low-level-ish

Is Rust the low-level-ish

Rust is the great hope for a safe low-level programming language. This is often expressed in the motto “fearless concurrency”, but who is to say that it really is better. Perhaps it’s just as bad in different ways. New research by Zeming Yu, Linhai Song, Yiying Zhang at Pennsylvania State University and Purdue University aims to find out if Rust’s approach to concurrency really does protect the programmer from making the sort of mistake so common in C-like languages. Rust is a language that all the cool kids are talking about, if not using. If you have missed its back story, it was invented in 2006 by Gradon Hoare, is championed…

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