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Re: Interested in starting some basic development

On Tue, Nov 17, 1998 at 02:05:27PM +0100, Jorrit Tyberghein wrote:
> > > I think if I would have written Crystal Space in C instead of C++ I would never
> > > gotten as far as I have now.
> >
> > Sure you would. You would just have to think differently. Think differently...
> > oh my! :)
> I make heavy use of the object-oriented stuff in C++. At this time more than 30 people
> have contributed to the code. Contributing to the code is relatively easy because the
> engine is divided into classes. In C you can do this as well but you have to be very careful
> and it is very easy to make mistakes. C++ forces you to make a clean seperation of
> every class you write.

And using windows is easier than... ok I'll stop here.
> Of course, this is mainly an advocation for using an OO language. Whether or not C++
> is actually a good OO language is another matter. But I still think that C++ is better than
> no OO language at all.

There are other OO languages out there. Ever looked for any?

> Crystal Space uses hundreds of classes. Some small, some bug. I shudder to think if that
> all had been written using a non-OO paradigm.

See above.

Borko Jandras	<bjandras@public.srce.hr>