OSes in C++
Posted Dec 11, 2004 12:59 UTC (Sat) by mmutz
In reply to: OSes in C++
Parent article: Quote of the week
> Ahem. Doesn't that make a frightening amount of sense?
Well, either it means that the original authors valued stricter type
checking so much as to use C++ for only that purpose, and/or it means that
the code stems from a time when C++ wasn't really what it is now (e.g.
namespaces are a fairly recent addition) and people understood OOP as a
In any case, I don't see the angst factor in that quote, sorry.
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