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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: A question on ka requests
Date Thu, 05 Feb 1998 22:39:36 GMT
Dean Gaudet wrote:
> See C98 or whatever it's called, they probably added this.
> Long live C.  At least you know what the hell the compiler is going to
> generate, rather than having to guess which bugs and which interpretation
> of the various ambiguities your particular C++ compiler happens to have.
> There's no excuse for a modern language to have any ambiguities, we
> learned how to avoid that in the 60s.  C++ is far worse than C in this
> regard.

Phooey. There are syntactic ambiguities in C++ that the compiler has to
think hard to resolve, but I'm not aware of any ambiguities that a
programmer has to care about.



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