Quote of the week
Posted Dec 9, 2004 4:11 UTC (Thu) by elanthis
Parent article: Quote of the week
"That's the problem with C++; it is far too easy to misuse."
Mean-while pretending that we didn't have this new tool called "sparse" to check the bazillion and one ways that C itself can be misused...
Really, C++ can offer some benefits, including a *cleaner* interface. If operator overloading is considered evil, is it *really* that hard to just add some scripts (or sparse enhancements) to raise hell about them?
In honesty, it doesn't matter - most of the truly interesting C++ stuff (i.e., the stuff beyond just syntactic sugar) really isn't a good idea to use in a kernel, and I'd rather the developers use what they're comfortable with.
C seems to have done just fine for Linux for the last decade+ after all. ;-)
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