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digitalmars.D - Re: Why Java Doesn't Need Operator Overloading (and Very Few Languages Do, Really)

bearophile Wrote:

 Paul D. Anderson:
 Having some operator overload is good if you write some numerical/scientific
code. Try working with bignumbers or vectors in Java, and you will see how
quickly some otherwise simple expressions become an unreadable mess.

I agree -- that's what I was (sarcastically) trying to point out. I wrote a very large (for one person) application in Java using BigDecimal and I was ready to spit bullets before it was done. Paul
Apr 15 2009