PHP vs Perl (Put on flame proof gear)
dave at thesmithfam.org
Sat Mar 18 19:29:04 MST 2006
Stuart Jansen wrote:
> Admit it, you don't actually mean "C++", you mean "the subset of C++ I'm
> familiar with and use".
Are you implying that I don't understand every cobweb covered corner of
the C++ standard library? How dare you! ;)
It has been said that C gives you enough rope to hang yourself, and that
C++ gives you that same rope and adds a slippery floor. That's why a
good C++ coder will take advantage of the language's best features and
use the rest carefully, if at all.
P.S. C++ certainly has some warts. I really dislike the iostream API for
formatting output. printf() got that right 30 years ago. Try formatting
an integer for scientific notation with cout. Not fun.
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