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Subject: RE: C++ in Rockbox
I would say the main advantage of C over C++ for this project is that C produce Faster and Smaller code. in this project, i guess we need both, fast ans small code.
I am right ?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ext Björn Stenberg [mailto:bjorn_at_haxx.se]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 26, 2002 10:55
> To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
> Subject: Re: C++ in Rockbox
> Alex Gitelman wrote:
> > Would there be any reason not to use C++ in Rockbox.
> Turn the question around: Would there be any reason to use
> C++ in Rockbox?
> This issue can turn religious fast, so let's don't go that
> route. Here are my main reasons for deciding that C is
> preferrable to C++ for this project:
> - C is simpler. The average programmer knows 80% of C but
> maybe 40% of C++.
> - C is more mature. There are still many compiler issues with C++.
> - C is the "Open Source Language". The majority of Open
> Source projects use C.
> - C++ does not bring a great advantage to a minimalistic
> project such as Rockbox.
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