Re: C++ Archeology: Limits of OO paradigm

James Kanze <>
Tue, 26 Feb 2008 01:53:44 -0800 (PST)
On Feb 25, 8:43 pm, Puppet_Sock <> wrote:

On Feb 22, 4:03 pm, James Kanze <> wrote:

On Feb 22, 7:51 pm, Puppet_Sock <> wrote:


For example, if you really love
garbage collection you can implement it.

You don't have to. It's available as an option. I use it
systematically in all new applications.

Um... It's not standard is it? (He asked with some
trepidation, not having the standard at hand.) That is, this
is a compiler option with some particular vendor, right?

If it's an option, it's not standard, no. At least not ISO
standard. But it's readily available, and works with all of the
compilers I regularly use, on the systems I regularly work on.
(Note that installing it requires a fair bit of understanding,
as as options go, it has a lot of options itself. But I think
that there are also commercial implementations which might be
easier to install.)

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