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C++ just needs to die (1)

russotto (537200) | more than 3 years ago | (#34831796)

Yes, DIE. And I say this as someone who makes a living programming in it. You can do anything you want in it, but nothing complex can be done both clearly and efficiently. The standard idiom for looping through a vector of integers is

std::vector my_vec;
for (std::vector::iterator iter = my_vec.begin(); iter != myvec.end(); ++iter) { ...
}

Ick. And I know that C++0x actually cleans up that case. There's still plenty of ugliness.

Re:C++ just needs to die (1)

toolslive (953869) | more than 3 years ago | (#34839084)

you have my vote.

Just compare
- templates in C++0x to the polymorphism available in haskell or ocaml.
- auto in C++0x to type inference in C#, ocaml, haskell, ....
- lambda's in C++0x to the real thing in functional programing languages,...

C++0x is just more pain.

Come to think of it, a simple death is not brutal enough considered the pain C++ caused me.

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