Memory safety always had a high esteem in "serious" computing. Before the advent of the IBM PC microcomputing were factually toys for enthusiasts. Maybe except the S-100 bus based CP/M and MP/M systems, which ran the killer app "WordStar" and were much used professionally even though belittled by the "real computing" mainframe world. And all these 8-bit systems had no memory parity checking.
Enough for now - I have to run to dinner...