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Re: C++

From: Bahadir Balban
Subject: Re: C++
Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2009 12:19:41 +0300
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address@hidden wrote:
Right, you can use languages with more abstraction to hide some
complexity. However, this also obscures the view on what is really
happening, and limits possibilities. So abstraction is always a

Yes. Certainly.

The problem with C++ is that IMHO the abstractions are very poor: they
obscure a lot without really hiding much complexity...


So why are you in favor of IDL compilers? To me that is also an abstraction that is a compromise. You could simply use a library with helper functions, and know what is going on, instead of design a whole system around compiler-generated communication idioms.

Bahadir Balban

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