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"how many times have you actually implemented a linked list? ... okay, okay, how many times have you actually implemented a linked list *on purpose*?"

@tindall this is actually a good argument for data structures education: avoiding the "accidentally implemented half of a bad lisp" problem

@tindall lol. How many times have you implement a memory leak free linked listed? Also, how many times on purpose?

@tindall this scenario reminds us of a talk we saw someone on Twitter mention giving about writing programming languages youtube.com/watch?v=i1KVwoE3n2

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@tindall and that's something I love about Java: it comes with a lot of useful data structures in the standard library

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