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 % email@example.com % http://www.iki.fi/gaia/ %%%
"... memory leaks are quite acceptable in many applications ..."
(Bjarne Stroustrup, The Design and Evolution of C++, page 220)