Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Programming: C verses C++

I don't always agree with Linus Torvalds, but on this topic I agree 100 %.

http://harmful.cat-v.org/software/c++/linus

In my words, I think code should be readable.  Unfortunately C++ encourages completely unreadable code.  Template libraries in particular pretty much guarantee unreadable code.  And unreadable code is unmaintainable code.  And unmaintainable code is doomed to fail in the long run...

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