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From Marc Slemko <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-2.0 STATUS
Date Thu, 12 Feb 1998 20:12:30 GMT
On Thu, 12 Feb 1998, Ben Laurie wrote:

> Marc Slemko wrote:
> > 
> > It is also a _lot_ easier to call functions compiled from whatever
> > language you want when you aren't using C++ magics.  It is reasonable to
> > require that a language have certain basic functionalities.  That is what
> > is done now.  If you use all sorts of C++ features in the API, it is
> > _very_ hard if not impossible to reasonably use object files compiled in
> > other languages.
> Hmmm. I've written stuff that makes heavy use of C++ internally, yet has
> a C API (mostly so it can be used from BASIC, as mentioned earlier :-).
> I don't see the problem.

This originated with talking about some C++ thing or another for use in
the API, as I understand.  Doing that makes hell.  Simply using C++ in the
core is a different matter.

My understanding may be wrong because I can't read and am busy.

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