C++ (was Re: [oclug] Easiest and most usefull language to learn?)
David F. Skoll
dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Thu Feb 8 20:06:35 EST 2001
On Thu, 8 Feb 2001, Ian Wormsbecker wrote:
> > I find that C++ *forces* you to worry about implementation details.
> > What happens if you call a virtual function during a constructor of a
> > class halfway along an inheritance chain? Once you understand the
> > low-level details of C++ implementation, it makes sense, but not until
> > then.
> I thought we were talking beginner programmer. I highly doubt a beginning
> programmer is going to have class constructs like this.
Not on purpose. :-) But C++ makes it too easy to make horrible mistakes.
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