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Re: SDL vs GGI

On Wed, Sep 01, 1999 at 05:11:10PM +0100, Keith Lucas wrote:
> I dunno, C++ isn't perfect, but it's not that bad. It does have some cool
> features and after a couple of years you start getting into groove where
> everything makes sense. Then you move somewhere where exceptions and templates
> aren't supported by the compiler of choice. Ho-hum.

To quasy-quote inspector Fowler: "C++ is as foreign as France, and equaly

> I used to be a total C freak, coming from a backgrounding in assembly/BCPL/Basic
> and it took a while to switch, and even longer before I stopped using classes as
> simply slightly smarter structures. A few years on hitting stuff like proper
> memory management, and some of the really cool stuff that you can do in C++ when
> you use it properly causes these personal crises as I wonder why the rest of
> planet is faffing about still using malloc and leaking memory or writing these
> horrible shell-scripts to try and do what templates are supposed to do. And yet
> every time you pitch a "why don't you just do it properly" everyone looks at you
> like you're mad. People must just love using their debuggers...

Perhaps you are mad.

Borko Jandras	<bjandras@public.srce.hr>