Kubuntu a dist in crisis?

Lindsay Mathieson lindsay.mathieson at gmail.com
Wed Oct 28 22:27:03 UTC 2009

On Thu, 29 Oct 2009 07:43:22 am Martin Laberge wrote:
> On Wednesday 28 October 2009 05:23:16 Chris Jones wrote:
> > > I'd argue that point, C, if well written, will beat C++ any day.
> >
> > I disagree . A really good C++ programmer can write code just as fast as
> > C. But the point is you have to know what you are doing. C++ is a
> > superset of C, so use the features of C++ when they are appropriate, and
> > those of C when they aren't. The problem is it is probably easier to
> > write truly terrible (i.e. slow) C+ than it is to write bad C.
> >
> > Chris
> c++ Would be almost as efficient as C ...
> but overhead of c++, can't be removed,
> then never as efficient than C.

There is no "overhead" with c++ compared to c. c++ is a superset of c.


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