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

woodsman at gmail.com woodsman at gmail.com
Mon Mar 28 23:16:21 CEST 2005


Patrick Useldinger wrote:
> cjl wrote:
>
> > Implementations of what I'm trying to accomplish are available
(open
> > source) in C++ and in Java.
> >
> > Which would be easier for me to use as a reference?
> >
> > I'm not looking for automated tools, just trying to gather opinions
on
> > which language is easier to understand / rewrite as python.

> 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++.




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