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From Marc Slemko <>
Subject Re: C++. Style guide.
Date Fri, 02 May 1997 22:30:24 GMT
On Fri, 2 May 1997, Roy T. Fielding wrote:

> >Having dealt with C++ on the compiler end of things (at WATCOM) I have no
> >love for the language.  A modern language should not have ambiguities.
> >We learned how to avoid that long before the 80s.  Why a language built
> >in the 80s has to be so screwed up is beyond me.  Furthermore, if you
> >write in the true OO fashion you screw yourself for performance.
> That matches my experience.  OO design is always worthwhile, but that has
> little to do with the programming language.  OOP with a real OO language

...and to illustrate the point, I have a book sitting here:
"Object-Oriented Assembly Language".

Personally I'm no big fan of C++ and don't think it would work overly
well, but that's just me.

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