Is this a true statement: Part III

Aahz Maruch aahz at
Sun Jul 15 05:16:06 CEST 2001

In article <86vgkx3c49.fsf at>,
Gregory Bond  <gnb at> wrote:
>aahz at (Aahz Maruch) writes:
>> The contractor chose to use C++.  The DLL that was
>> delivered failed miserably in following the spec
>Surely that says much more about the quality of the contractor than
>the language they chose to use?

Overall, yes, but you've lost the context: my point was that a person
(me) who did not know C very well was able to recode that DLL correctly
in about a week.  I would *not* have been able to fix or rewrite the
code using C++; that's an indicator of the complexity of C++.
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