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digitalmars.D - Re: D takes the fun out of programming!!!

reply Ant <Ant_member pathlink.com> writes:
In article <c6lvfr$1va4$1 digitaldaemon.com>,
Achilleas Margaritis, on the old D group, says...
I mean, where are the battles with C++ headers and implementation files ? with
mutual dependencies ? insane compile times ? memory management, null pointers
and crashes ? template magic to avoid name conflicts ? I already miss them...

:-) I am only joking, of course. D significantly reduces development time, to
the point that it is ...almost boring!!!

One of the quotes from the recent slashdot was something like "the C++ guys are laughing at you" the D answer is of course "He who gets laughs last laughs loudest" Ant
Apr 27 2004
next sibling parent reply Andy Friesen <andy ikagames.com> writes:
Ant wrote:
 One of the quotes from the recent slashdot was something like
 "the C++ guys are laughing at you"
 the D answer is of course
 "He who gets laughs last laughs loudest"

Don't you mean "He who laughs last obviously didn't get the joke at first"? -- andy
Apr 27 2004
parent reply Ant <Ant_member pathlink.com> writes:
In article <c6m12s$21qb$1 digitaldaemon.com>, Andy Friesen says...
Ant wrote:
 One of the quotes from the recent slashdot was something like
 "the C++ guys are laughing at you"
 the D answer is of course
 "He who gets laughs last laughs loudest"

Don't you mean "He who laughs last obviously didn't get the joke at first"?

? no(???). Maybe that saying has a differente meaning on English than the one I was used to on my old language... ??? So I don't understand if you are proposing a correction or making another joke (???)... cultural differences... Obviously I understand your phrase, just not some potencial hidden meaning. ??? Ant
Apr 27 2004
parent Andy Friesen <andy ikagames.com> writes:
Ant wrote:

 In article <c6m12s$21qb$1 digitaldaemon.com>, Andy Friesen says...
 
Ant wrote:

One of the quotes from the recent slashdot was something like
"the C++ guys are laughing at you"
the D answer is of course
"He who gets laughs last laughs loudest"

Don't you mean "He who laughs last obviously didn't get the joke at first"?

? no(???). Maybe that saying has a differente meaning on English than the one I was used to on my old language... ??? So I don't understand if you are proposing a correction or making another joke (???)... cultural differences... Obviously I understand your phrase, just not some potencial hidden meaning.

It's just another joke. ;) -- andy
Apr 27 2004
prev sibling parent vanh <vanh_member pathlink.com> writes:
I mean, where are the battles with C++ headers and implementation files ? with
mutual dependencies ? insane compile times ? memory management, null pointers
and crashes ? template magic to avoid name conflicts ? I already miss them...

:-) I am only joking, of course. D significantly reduces development time, to
the point that it is ...almost boring!!!


Not to mention your excuse for a long coffee break. An a chance to gigle with that gorgeous receptionist. Vanh
Apr 27 2004