Linked by David Adams on Sat 11th Oct 2008 16:48 UTC, submitted by IndigoJo
General Development Eric Raymond is working on an essay, putatively titled "Why C++ Is Not My Favorite Programming Language". In his announcement, he calls it "an overcomplexity generator", "bloated, obfuscated, unwieldy, rigid, and brittle", and alleges that these characteristics appear in C++ applications also. I contend that many of the complaints about C++ are petty or are aimed at specific libraries or poor documentation and that many of the features commonly regarded as unnecessary (and excluded from intended replacements) are, in fact, highly useful. C++: the Ugly Useful Programming Language
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RE[5]: I like C++
by ebasconp on Sun 12th Oct 2008 22:11 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: I like C++"
ebasconp
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2006-05-09

Java is picked up very easily by nearly everyone, Prolog often takes a few weeks to get, and some people never get it.


I agree with you... I never was able to see the light behind Prolog ;)

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