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Re: Interested in starting some basic development

On Tue, Nov 17, 1998 at 08:24:38AM -0500, Jeff Read wrote:
> Borko Jandras wrote:
> > What good is it if I can't use it. Substitute `I' with `a great deal of
> > develpers who don't think much of C++'.
> You can use it. :)

Good thing you put that `:)' there.

> You may not think much of C++ but that doesn't mean
> your fingers freeze up when you try to code in it, does it?

As a matter of fact, they do!
Ok, let's be serious. So you thing that the solution is for me to switch to
C++, even if I don't like it and event if it is inferior to the language I
use (and I use it with vigor).

> Besides,
> many of the most common complaints about C++ (the fact that it produces
> bloated code, for instance) can be dealt with by keeping the number of
> classes sufficiently small and don't become a rabid object-oriented
> evangelist. (The Java 1.1 event system is a dreadful example of OO gone
> too far.) I'm not writing an MFC-like monstrosity, and I doubt Jorrit
> Tyberghein is either. But inheritance, polymorphism, and RTTI are things
> that what I'm doing benefits from... things C++ provides readily but are
> a plain b*tch to simulate using straight C code.

So it all comes down to this: lazy programmers. :) (please note the `:)', thank

Borko Jandras	<bjandras@public.srce.hr>