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From: Steffen Nurpmeso <sdaoden@yandex.com>
To: discuss@mdocml.bsd.lv
Cc: Peter Bray <pdb_ml@yahoo.com.au>
Subject: Re: mdocml [CVS_2015_11_07] C++ Declaration Guards
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2015 11:57:47 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20151111105747.-gIk9CSpP%sdaoden@yandex.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20151107142523.GA1186@britannica.bec.de>

Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg@britannica.bec.de> wrote:
 |On Sat, Nov 07, 2015 at 03:06:30PM +0100, Ingo Schwarze wrote:
 |> Besides, i want to strongly discourage any use of C++ in

 |Seriously, please don't call groff C++. It is not. It is C with classes.
 |It doesn't even use the most fundamental data types like vectors.

Luckily that is!  The C++ standard types are plain shit for most
use cases i can think about due to the completely useless
copy-creation + original-object-destruction that takes place upon
resizes etc.  Yes you can use <T *> instead -- and then loose ptr
management.  Maybe some kind of auto_ptr<> exists in the meantime.
Uff.  And the terrible bloat.  Granted that things may have
changed since "The C++ Programming Language, Third Edition".  But
i hope the compilers of the future will continue to support
"-fno-rtti -fno-exceptions" plus.

--steffen
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      parent reply	other threads:[~2015-11-11 10:57 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-11-07  3:29 Peter Bray
2015-11-07  3:37 ` Guy Harris
2015-11-07 14:06 ` Ingo Schwarze
2015-11-07 14:25   ` Joerg Sonnenberger
2015-11-07 14:34     ` Ingo Schwarze
2015-11-07 14:37       ` Joerg Sonnenberger
2015-11-11 10:57     ` Steffen Nurpmeso [this message]

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