[Beowulf] C vs C++ challenge
Robert G. Brown
rgb at phy.duke.edu
Tue Feb 24 09:33:37 EST 2004
On Tue, 24 Feb 2004, Matt Valerio wrote:
> I'm an avid C++ programmer myself, and C++ is definitely my choice of the 2
> That being said, I think it would be interesting to see what the creator of
> both C and C++ has said about the two. I ran across this interview with
> Bjorn Stroustrup at
> Like anything on the internet, it should be taken with a grain of salt. Can
> anyone vouch for its validity, or is it a hoax to get us to all hate C++ and
> stick with C?
I posted that up there when I found it because it is hilarious. I
assume that it is a satire (not exactly the same thing as a "hoax":-).
However, as is the case with much satire, it contains a lot of little
nuggets that (should) make you think... about "good practice" ways of
coding in C++ if nothing else.
Robert G. Brown http://www.phy.duke.edu/~rgb/
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