Posted Dec 9, 2005 21:07 UTC (Fri) by dvdeug
In reply to: lambda functions
Parent article: The Boost C++ Libraries
So if you redefine industrial use as not to include "scripting" languages and not to include "web" languages and not Visual Basic, and exclude languages much more than 20 years old, then your statement might be true. But how is that an indictment of academia? Why should academia care only about your subset of the real world usage?
Modern Fortran supports object-orientation and exception handling. If modern Fortran supports no concepts more recent than the 70s, I'm curious what features of C++ are more recent than the 70s?
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