Mozy Contest Impressions

Bryan Petty etierra at gmail.com
Mon Nov 6 10:42:58 MST 2006


On 11/6/06, Dave Smith <dave at thesmithfam.org> wrote:
> Steve wrote:
> > I thought that the STL had some awesome string functions that put it
> > on par with at least PHP in this regard.  I personally enjoyed the
> > contest even though I didn't make it very far at all :)
>
> Nope. STL string sucks.

This is true, you might be thinking of boost::algorithm string
functions, which make std::string actually useful, but that's not
standard library. If this timed contest involved a lot of string
parsing, you can toss C++ out the window if you only have the standard
library to work with.

Regards,
Bryan Petty



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