Re: Most annoying aspects of C++

"Alf P. Steinbach" <>
Thu, 15 Jun 2006 16:23:21 +0200
* Phlip:

Michael Hopkins wrote:

We all know that C++ is a cleverly conceived multi-paradigm language that
sacrifices very little in efficiency for what it delivers in terms of
type-safety, encapsulation and generic behaviour.

What I want to ask here is - what are the features that people most
about it i.e. that:

   - make it more difficult than necessary to implement designs

Read my seminal paper on the topic, called "Where in memory do you want to
accidentally jump today?"

You write about C++, "This newsgroup gets a dozen questions per month
asking how to do something that a scripting language can do".

Is it really true that they ask C++ questions in cljp?

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is it such a bad thing?
A: Top-posting.
Q: What is the most annoying thing on usenet and in e-mail?

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