[Haskell-cafe] Found quote: "One of the ineradicable illusions about C++ is that the compiler should be able to see through ...

KC kc1956 at gmail.com
Wed May 23 08:48:21 CEST 2012

all the abstractions and obfuscations an “advanced” C++ program contains.
First and foremost, C++ should be seen as a language that enables complexity
management. The features one has grown fond of in this concept, like
overloading, object orientation, automatic construction/destruction, etc.,
are however
mostly unsuitable for efficient low-level code."

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