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Re: Time to rewrite dpkg

On Thu, May 27, 1999 at 01:03:16PM -0700, Chris Waters wrote:
> C++ is an *excellent* language, in many respects, but it does have
> problems.  It's huge, tricky, confusing, designed-by-committee, and

Designed by committee?  My understanding of the matters is completely
opposite.  I was under the impression that the language was designed by one
man (Bjarne Stroustrup) and that one man, Bjarne Stroustrup himself led the
extension group in the standardisation process.

%%% Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho % gaia@iki.fi % http://www.iki.fi/gaia/ %%%

   "... memory leaks are quite acceptable in many applications ..."
    (Bjarne Stroustrup, The Design and Evolution of C++, page 220)

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