[LAU] OT: C or C++?

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Thu Oct 14 15:23:28 UTC 2010

On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 12:10:46PM +1100, Erik de Castro Lopo wrote:
> If you get serious about programming, its important to
> know more than just C and C++. For many tasks, garbage
> collected languages with stricter type systems than C
> and C++ are a better fit. Langauges like Python, Ruby,
> Ocaml and Haskell. Even Java!!!

You say stricter type system, then Python and Ruby in the next
sentence.  Does not compute. ;)

Some people would say that what you really need, after C, is a GC'd
language with a loosely typed system, which is the way I'd tend to

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