C++ programming

Gerry Creager gerry.creager at tamu.edu
Mon Oct 21 14:44:52 PDT 2002

No... but I don't like to be told, "Just trust me, OK?"


Garriss, Michael wrote:
> So you're saying that you don't like it because you don't trust it?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dean Johnson [mailto:dtj at uberh4x0r.org]
> Sent: Monday, October 21, 2002 12:27 PM
> To: Garriss, Michael
> Cc: 'Jakob Oestergaard'; Eray Ozkural; 'Alan Scheinine';
> beowulf at beowulf.org
> Subject: RE: C++ programming
> On Mon, 2002-10-21 at 13:07, Garriss, Michael wrote:
>>More expressive power begets higher-level programming, which in turn leads
>>to elegant, readable code."
> Reading that sentence, the phrase "pay no attention to the man behind
> the curtain" came to mind. ;-) Being of the crusty old programmer with a
> small brain pan persuasion, I fear what magic lays behind it. It may be
> elegantly expressed, but the final form often ends up as a horrible Rube
> Goldberg mess. Its probably just professionally working in debuggers and
> hanging around compiler people that makes me gunshy.
> 	-Dean
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