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Re: c code vs c++ code

Katie Lucas wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 24, 2002 at 09:42:42PM -0600, Steve Baker wrote:
>>The C++ standard is produced by people who live, breathe and die
>>understanding the subtle details of 'correctness' and 'type safety'.
>>I doubt that any of them write computer games for a living.
> See, I've never understood this: why should games code be any less
> correct or type safe than the code in my bank?

The consequences of failure are hardly comparable.

> Actually, not being funny here, but given how bad most games
> developers I've talked to recently are at C++, I was at least
> expecting that. The bank I'm at however, is TRULY SHOCKINGLY BAD at
> writing decent code.

Which all goes to prove that games programmers aren't so terrible
after all.
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