Re: OT: Why is C so popular?
On Wednesday 27 August 2003 19:12, Paul M Foster wrote:
> Plus, I don't and never have liked the iostreams. They're clunky
> compared to printf() for most things. And exceptions are a pain in the
> butt, and no one seems to have a definitive answer on when to and when
> not to use them.
Amen brother! I've done formated output with iostreams and it's like you say
- clunky. iostreams didn't make things better, it made them diferent - like
I need more crap in my head.
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