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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.

Mike Mueller
324881 (08/20/2003)
Make clockwise circles on the floor with your right foot; now, without 
looking at your foot, use the index finger on your right hand to draw the 
number "6" in the air

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