Which is easier? Translating from C++ or from Java...

Patrick Useldinger pu.news.001 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 29 18:02:40 CEST 2005


woodsman at gmail.com wrote:

> Patrick Useldinger wrote:
>>Depends on what language you know best. But Java is certainly easier
> 
> to
> 
>>read than C++.
> 
> 
> There's certainly some irony in those last two sentences. However, I
> agree with the former. It depends on which you know better, the style
> of those who developed each and so forth. Personally, I'd prefer C++.
> 

Not really.

If you know none of the languages perfectly, you are less likely to miss 
something in Java than in C++ (i.e. no &, * and stuff in Java).

However, if you are much more familiar with one of the two, you're less 
likely to miss things there.

-pu



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