Linked by MOS6510 on Thu 10th Jan 2013 23:25 UTC
General Development "For years I've tried my damnedest to get away from C. Too simple, too many details to manage, too old and crufty, too low level. I've had intense and torrid love affairs with Java, C++, and Erlang. I've built things I'm proud of with all of them, and yet each has broken my heart. They've made promises they couldn't keep, created cultures that focus on the wrong things, and made devastating tradeoffs that eventually make you suffer painfully. And I keep crawling back to C."
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Am I missing something? Why didn't you use the range for look in the original code as well, to compare apples to apples.

You're missing that this is comparing the old and new versions of the C++ standard. He doesn't use the simplified syntax is the "original code" because that's not possible - demonstrating the difference in syntax was the entire purpose of the post.

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