[oclug] STL was: More flame bait: OO
greg at franks.dnsalias.com
Wed Mar 13 09:53:01 EST 2002
>>>>> "David" == David F Skoll <dfs at roaringpenguin.com> writes:
>> Not to mention, the STL is a bit of a mess.
David> Well, yeah, like the rest of C++. STL doesn't even pretend
David> to be object-oriented.
That's why it's called the Standard _Template_ Library. The authors
are trying to emulate Smalltalk's (Objective C's, Java's) class library
of containers. Alas, the C++ object model gets in the way.
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