Re: Time to rewrite dpkg
- To: Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho <email@example.com>
- Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: Time to rewrite dpkg
- From: Goswin Brederlow <email@example.com>
- Date: 01 Jun 1999 11:13:31 +0200
- Message-id: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- In-reply-to: Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho's message of "Fri, 28 May 1999 00:16:21 +0300"
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Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho <email@example.com> 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.