Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 28th Oct 2005 11:17 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems Herb Sutter, a software architect from Microsoft, gave a speech yesterday at In-Stat/MDR's Fall Processor Forum. Addressing a crowd mostly consisting of hardware engineers, he talked about how the software world was ill-prepared to make use of the new multicore CPUs coming from Intel and AMD.
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rayiner
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2005-07-06

Both of those have their place. If you're just knee-jerk objecting to them, then I'm afraid your credibility drops to near zero.

It's hardly knee jerk opposition. I speak as someone whose been programming in C++ for years. I think the whole "modern C++" thing is great, but smart pointers are just plain dumb. Even the Boost guys admit they are slow. They don't fill a niche that needs to be filled --- they are slower than GC, and more cumbersome to use.

Now you're just exposing your ignorance. Read up on what has been done in Managed C++.

Managed C++ isn't C++. It's C# dolled up to look like C++.

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