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Re: Time to rewrite dpkg

Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho <gaia@iki.fi> writes:

> 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.

Actually Stroustrup designed C++ for just one reason, he wanted to use 
Simula, but his boss wouldn`t let him. :)

May the Source be with you.

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