I come not to bury C++, but to praise it...

John J. Lee jjl at pobox.com
Thu Jan 15 03:37:32 CET 2004


"Andrew Koenig" <ark at acm.org> writes:

> "John Benson" <jsbenson at bensonsystems.com> wrote in message
> news:mailman.337.1074032524.12720.python-list at python.org...
> 
> > I got into Python because I took one look at C++ and saw all the
> > handwaving in the introductory O'Reilly book to the effect that
> > "everything looks sweet now, but wait until these snazzy little
> > features interact..." and then started casting around for another
> > road to OOP.
> 
> Perhaps you should cast around for a different C++ book while you're
> at it, too -- maybe the one you found isn't well suited to your
> particular learning style.

Andrew's own "Accelerated C++" is good (written with Barbara Moo). :-)


John



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