Is this a true statement: Part III

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


In article <86vgkx3c49.fsf at hellcat.itga.com.au>,
Gregory Bond  <gnb at itga.com.au> wrote:
>aahz at panix.com (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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