[LAU] OT: C or C++?

fons at kokkinizita.net fons at kokkinizita.net
Thu Oct 14 21:20:41 UTC 2010

On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 10:52:48PM +0200, R. Mattes wrote:

> I _never_ encountered a company doing in-house development in C++.

Strange. All those I worked for used C++. That includes a few big
names like Thales (military) and Alcatel (space). I've seen Java
used once at Alcatel, it turned out to be a disaster.

> You can sell Java class files and run them on anything from
> Windows, Mac, Linux to TueUinx, Solaris (rip) and AS400
> mainframes.

The portability comes at the expense of downgrading e.g. audio
infrastructure. Ever seen a Java app that uses Jack the way it's
meant to ?



There are three of them, and Alleline.

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