Re: C versus C++

"Alf P. Steinbach" <>
Sat, 14 Jul 2007 17:08:07 +0200

I would say that, in general, you don't need to learn C before
learning C++.

Yes, that is a FAQ: it's almost always a good idea to read the FAQ
before posting.

 In fact, I would go as far as saying that there's
really no reason to learn C at all.

Yes, it's a fact that you would say that, because you have. And it may
be a fact that for you there's no reason to learn C at all. If you
meant that there's no reason to learn C at all for anybody, then you're

 Most programming tasks are better
handled in C++, in my opinion. But there is one significant exception
I think.

I'm sure there are many people here who will disagree with me, but it
seems to me that the C programming style is somewhat more well suited
to database and/or file-system programming than C++.

That's just stupid. It may be you're trolling. Hm, yes, I think you're
trolling: you couldn't have chose such idiotic examples by chance.


- Alf

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A: Top-posting.
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