, while it isn't a part of the
language, there's no reason you couldn't implement a trust
metric system in ColdC. It also provides all the networking
stuff you'd need to have a distributed object system
(although it might be necessary to hack the core language a
bit for nicer integration). Think of ColdC as a
general-purpose byte-compiled language with a built-in
persistant object store.
After over six months doing self-directed research at my
job, yesterday I finally got something to do with a definite
deadline. It was like a huge weight had been lifted from my
shoulders, as I finally had some incentive to get my arse in
gear. I guess I work better under pressure.