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Re: [vox] Why C?

begin R. Douglas Barbieri <doug@dooglio.net> 
> On Sun, 24 Feb 2002, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > begin R. Douglas Barbieri <doug@dooglio.net> 
> > > 
> > > Okay, I don't want to get into a flame war, either. I've heard a lot of
> > > bagging on C++, but really, it is an excellent language to learn. It has
> > > its problems (as Micah has so elloquenly pointed out), but I believe that
> > > it is a better place to start than with plain C. There are a lot of heavy
> > > hitters in the industry who would back me up that assertion, Bjarne
> > > Stroustrup being one of them (see 
> > 
> > wouldn't asking stroustrup about the merits of C++ be like asking the taco
> > bell chihuahua about the merits of taco bell's big bean burrito?   :-)
> The Taco Bell chihuahua didn't invent the big bean burito, now did he 
> pete? Besides, C++ doesn't give me gas like a big bean burito! :)
ok... ok... how about "it's like asking george washington carver whether
he thinks that peanut butter is any good"?   :-)

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